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Yakima County Burn Ban Update

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YAKIMA COUNTY, WA - A Stage2 Burn Ban has been declared by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas until further notice.  This burn ban has been called due to inversion, very poor dispersion and ventilation. 

  During a Stage 2 Burn Ban:
1. All Outdoor Burning, including Agricultural burning, is prohibited;
2. The use of any fireplace, wood stove or fireplace insert is prohibited, unless it is the only source of heat; and 
3. All violations of the burn ban are subject to civil penalty.

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