FIRE DANGER NOW "LOW" WITH NO BURN BAN If you have a written permit, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit. Rule burns, not to exceed 4 feet in diameter, 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 and debris burning on improved property.
Chief Mike Nokes
FIREFIGHTER ONLINE TRAINING: Welcome firefighters to the new South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue Interactive Academy. This site is used to deliver monthly training and any other specialty classes. Click on the computer icon at the right to login to the training site or contact SPOFR Training Officer Lieutenant Jake Hogue for more information.
South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue stations are once again open to public gatherings. If you feel ill, it is still important to stay home isolated. If you are concerned you have symptoms of the virus, call your primary care physician to find out if they want to see you. Do not just show up at their office. If you feel it is a life-threating emergency call 911.
There is no shortage of information. When gathering information, it is important to remember to utilize trusted and vetted sites like those listed at the right. All of which share great information. In addition, SPOFR urges all local residents to follow these social media outlets for the most current State and County information.
Pend Oreille County Sheriff - facebook
Northeast Tri County Health District - facebook
Washington State Department of Health - facebook
Washington State Department of Health - Twitter
Chief Mike Nokes
South Pend Oreille Fire and Rescue