San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office


All of the burn permits that were issued this season (October 1 to May 31) expire on May 31st. 

Commercial and Residential fires are no longer allowed in San Juan County this season. Campfires remain legal at this time. We are carefully monitoring fuel moisture levels and will inform the public as burn risk changes in San Juan County. Burn Risk is upgraded to MODERATE. MODERATE Low levels of rainfall have made the islands unusually dry for this time of year. Please be careful with campfires and barbecues. Monitor fires at all times and put them dead out before leaving fire rings and barbecues unsupervised.

Stay Safe and Have a Great Summer!

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Protecting You and Your Family from Fire​

escapeplanh2_18 Welcome to the San Juan Fire Marshal's Office  It is the mission of the San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office to provide professional life safety protection and reduce the harm associated with fires, explosions and mechanical failure to the citizens of San Juan County through inspection, prevention and investigation.

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Recreational Fires

Recreational fires are two feet or less in diameter, built on bare soil, gravel, below the high tide line on a beach, or in an approved fire pit. Do not burn treated wood or garbage such as paper cups, plates or plastic wrappers.

Wildland Fire Safety

Please take the time to learn about San Juan County's  Community Wildfire Protection Plan

This document was developed with the help of experts and property owners. It is available to you as a guide to help keep your home and neighborhood safe from wildland fires. Just click this link to view the plan: 

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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