A. You must be at least 16 years old.
A. You must have a valid
A. At the fire station,
A. Cost is $10.00 and the permit is good for one year from date of purchase.
A. Natural vegetation only. No processed wood, painted wood, plastics, garbage, diapers, in other words no house hold waste.
A. No, daylight hours only. This means no smoldering fires after dark.
A. Outside the city limits is a large area. Within the confined area of Fire District #3 the same rules apply, only no permit is needed. Further out lays the jurisdiction of DNR, BIA, Forest Service and other fire districts. You need to contact the respective agency for burning in your area. At times a state wide burn ban will be put into effect by the DOE and that means no burning anywhere
Numbers to call:
Department of Natural Resources (509) 684-7474
Forest Service (509) 826-3162
BIA (509) 634-3100
Your respective fire district
In all cases please call the Sheriff dispatch and advise them that you are going to have a controlled burn. Also, you cannot leave the fire unattended and there must be some source of water on site while you burn.
A. No, the state has outlawed burn barrels state wide.
A. Our training nights are every Wenesday evening 7:00-9:00 p.m.
A. The Omak Volunteer Fire Department has 31 members and the Fire Chief at this time. The members are also Fire District #3 volunteer firemen.
A. Every Wednesday excluding holidays. The first Wednesday of each month we have a business meeting.
A. The volunteers are paid Washington State minimum wage during training and for fighting city fires.