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Be aware: burn ban time here

It is summer and time to be more careful about outside burning. The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community issued a burn ban June 24, as has the Skagit County Fire Marshall. Environmental conditions are such that fires can spread out of control and impact air quality with smoke. Good air quality is especially important this year since COVID-19 affects the respiratory system, and we want to protect our lungs from any additional sources of irritation.

SITC has the authority to call a burn ban independently of Skagit County, according to our own criteria and needs. The Air Quality Program of the SITC...


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