Tonasket adopts burn ban and advises against fireworks

TONASKET – In a special meeting of the Tonasket City Council held Tuesday, June 30 at noon, council members made a motion to adopt the burn ban currently in place by Fire District 4, the agency contracted to provide services to the city of Tonasket.

Mayor Patrick Plumb issued the following proclamation:

“At this time the city of Tonasket strongly urges all citizens to not light or utilize any fireworks in the city limits due to fire danger and the burn ban as adopted by Tonasket City Council on June 30, 2015. This request will take effect immediately and be over when the burn ban is lifted by the Tonasket Fire Chief.”