Foothills FDRA No Burn Bans in effect
Effective 10/26/2022 at 12:01 AM: If you have a written permit, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit. Rule burns, not to exceed 10 feet in diameter (4 feet in diameter in Spokane County), are allowed for forest debris from property that is not improved. Campfires are allowed, however campfires are not allowed on state land except in DNR campgrounds. Contact the county for information on recreation burning on improved property. Contact Department of Ecology to check if an air-quality ban is in place for your area.
WA DNR (509) 684-7474
Contact the county for information on recreation burning on improved property. Contact Department of Ecology to check if an air-quality ban is in place for your area at:
225 S Silke Rd.
Colville WA 99114
Residents can find their Fire Danger Rating Area online at https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/
225 S Silke Rd.
Monday - Thursday, 9am to 12pm
(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
What is hyper reach? Hyper reach will alert you of fire evacuations, flooding, severe storms etc in your area, via phone, text, or email! It’s free, and only takes a few moments to sign up! This link is for Stevens county! If you do not reside in Stevens county, google *hyper reach* together with your county name.
Welcome to Stevens County Fire District #4
Gary Skok, Chairman
Pat Priddy, Commissioner 1
Paul Moore, Commissioner 2
Chief, Tim Van Doren
Assistant Chief, Josh Duke
Contact: Angie Cook
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
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.