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Gentlemen, get your matches ready.

Island County Sheriff Rick Felici, who doubles as the Fire Marshal, is allowing us to once again craft responsible mounds o’ flame.

Due to “the increase in fuel moisture levels and a return to more typical seasonal weather patterns,” the county burn ban vanishes at midnight, Friday, October 2.

All yard debris and land-clearing burning require a permit where open burning is allowed, with permits issued through the Island County Health Department.

To obtain a verbal permit for residential fires less than four feet in diameter, call (360) 240-5526 or (360) 428-1617, EXT 4.

For a written permit for fires over four feet in diameter, call (360) 679-7350 (North and Central Whidbey), (360) 321-5111, EXT 7350 (South Whidbey), or (360) 387-3443, EXT 228 (Camano Island).

Recreational fires less than three feet in diameter and two feet high do not require a permit.

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