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Fires restricted at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

 

Last updated 6/23/2021 at 7:05am



With temperatures set to soar to record-breaking levels in the next week, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited effective 12:01 am, Friday, June 25, 2021 until further notice.

No open flames are permitted. This includes, but is not limited to, all fires in NPS provided fire rings and boxes, shoreline fires, charcoal fires, tiki torches, incense burners, candles, and propane campfires.

Self-contained propane or gas stoves and lanterns are still allowed during the full fire ban. For the most current information regarding the fire ban in the Recreation Area, please call 509-754-7893.

Also, as a reminder, fireworks are always prohibited at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.

Okanogan County commissioners on Monday also declared a ban on burning in the county.

The National Weather Service in Spokane issued an extreme heat warning yesterday predicting local temperatures could rise as high as 112 degrees. The heat wave is expected to last through next Tuesday, June 29.

 

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