Fire Danger: Moderate
Update as of June 3rd, 2021:
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partner agencies, is adding new burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington. The new restrictions are a response to increasing fire danger and an increase in fires caused by people burning debris outdoors.
The following additional restrictions will be implemented in parts of eastern Washington, effective Friday, June 4th, 2021:
Permit burns are NOT allowed in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas:
• Upper Basin and Foothills FDRA
Burn restrictions still in place:
• Campfires are NOT allowed except in approved designated campgrounds in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas: Foothills, Upper Basin in Spokane County and in Lincoln County north of Hwy 2 and Valley inside of Okanogan County.
• Rule burning (small debris disposal fires) is still NOT allowed in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas: Foothills and Upper Basin in Spokane and portions of Lincoln County north of Hwy. 2.
Fire danger will increase in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas effective Friday, June 4th, 2021:
• Fire danger will increase from low to moderate in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas: Kaniksu.
Fire danger ratings remaining unchanged.
• Fire danger rating will remain at a moderate in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas: Highlands, Methow, Upper Basin, and Valley.
Residents can find their Fire Danger Rating Area online at https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/
225 S Silke Rd.
Due to COVID19, office hours will remain the
same for admin, however the facility is closed
to the public until further notice.
Monday - Thursday, 8am to 1pm
(subject to be temporarily closed during business hours should a fire/EMS call occur, or on a national holiday)
3060 3rd Ave
PO BOX 190
Valley WA 99181
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Welcome to Stevens County Fire District #4
PO Box 190
Valley WA 99181
Office physical address:
3060 3rd St.
Valley, WA 99181
For burning and current fire ban info, please go to:
or call your local DNR office at 509-684-7474
August 14th, 2020
Daily updates on burn restrictions are available at 1-800-323-BURN (2876) or on the burn portal map at https://burnportal.dnr.wa.gov/ and IFPL map at http://www.dnr.wa.gov/ifpl.
Stevens County Fire District 4 is a volunteer fire department organized under RCW 52, which provides that we are a municipal corporation and a political subdivision of the State of Washington, supported only by the taxpayers of Fire District 4.
The District provides the following services to the residents of the district:
Stevens County Conservation District provides technical and financial assistance to landowners and promotes Fire Wise conditions that help prevent the spread of wild fire. http://www.co.stevens.wa.us/cons_district/default.htm
CURRENT FIRE DANGER (click FIRE DANGER MAP)
ARE YOU IN DISTRICT 4?
Check your County Property Tax Statement, it will show if you are or not.
If you are not and wish to be, or need help finding out call:
District Office Monday - Thursday at 509-937-2246
Please have your Parcel Number, which can be found on your Property Tax Statement or your legal description in your property records. You will also need the Legal description found on your property Deed. You will need to fill out a Petition form to start the very simple process. The requirement is that your property touches another property that is already in the District. You can download the Annexation Petition here:
BLUE ADDRESS SIGNS are available for District Residents. CALL: 509-937-2246
Read The Fire Line by Duty Officer Irv Schick (click on links below)
THINKING OF BURNING OUTDOORS? Get the facts before you begin! Call DNR in Colville - 1-800-323-2876 or 509-684-7474
The Department of Natural Resources regulates outdoor burning on all forestland where DNR provides wildfire protection. DNR provides fire protection to 13 million acres of undeveloped non-federal forestland across the state.
Your forested property is within DNR protection if you pay a forest fire protection assessment as part of your property tax. If you are unsure, check your county property tax statement or contact the local DNR regional office in Colville at 509-684-7474. When there is No Burn Ban, burning on DNR-protected lands may be allowed if:
The Washington State DNR Website has many resources with information on Wildfire prevention: www.dnr.wa.gov/
Want to join us in serving our community? Fill out the application below, all 4 files, and return to the office in Valley.