PRIDE - Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, Excellence
"The members of Skagit County Fire District 6 are committed to provide the highest level of public safety services for our community. We protect lives and property through fire suppression, emergency medical services, fire prevention, and public education. Our number one goal is to deliver the best possible service to our community."
OUTDOOR BURNING INFORMATION
The Skagit County Fire Marshal's Office regulates and provides permits for outdoor burning. For general information and to learn how to acquire a burn permit, please click here.
Recreational and cooking fires, limited to 3 feet in diameter and two feet high remain allowed within enclosures and when safety precautions are followed. Recreational or cooking fires can consist only of charcoal, seasoned firewood or propane-fueled firepits and must meet the following requirements:
Enclosures must be AT LEAST 14 inches high, no wider than 3 feet, and made of cement blocks, stones or #10 gauge steel
Burned material must be kept BELOW the top of the enclosure
ALWAYS have a charged garden hose OR two 5-gallon buckets of water OR a 5-gallon Class A fire extinguisher and shovel present
Fires MUST BE 15 feet from combustibles, standing timber or overhanging tree branches
Someone 16 years old or older must ALWAYS be present to monitor and/or extinguish the fire