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NEWS RELEASE <br /> Aug 10, 2os.8 <br /> MASON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT <br /> 63.5 W Alder Street <br /> SHELTON, WA 98584 <br /> TO: KMAS, KRXY, SHELTON-MASON COUNTY JOURNAL,THE OLYMPIAN, SHELTON <br /> CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, NORTH MASON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, CITY OF <br /> SHELTON, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL,THE SUN <br /> RE: Mason County Burn Ban <br /> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE <br /> COUNTY-WIDE OUTDOOR BURN BAN* <br /> EFFECTIVE 8:oo AM—Saturday—Aug. ii, 2oi8 <br /> UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE <br /> The Mason County Community Development Director, as acting Fire Marshal,and in <br /> partnership with the Mason County Fire Chiefs'Association, has determined that current <br /> weather conditions within Mason County have created substantial fire dangers and that there is <br /> a need to enact restriction on outdoor burning to all lands regulated by Mason County. This <br /> burn ban applies to OUTDOOR BURNING, including land clearing and yard debris, and <br /> INCLUDES prohibition of recreational fires.The use of charcoal briquettes, gas and propane <br /> barbeques will continue to be allowed underthe ban. <br /> *Lands protected by Department of Natural Resources(DNR) may have different restrictions. <br /> To find out more information or determine if you are in a Department of Natural Resources <br /> area visit www.dnr.wa.gov or call the DNR South Puget Sound Region at 360-825-1633.. <br /> For further information, please contact the Mason County Burn Ban Information Line at(36o) <br /> 427-7799• <br /> MASON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT <br /> David Windom, Director <br />