Outdoors

Colville National Forest Reducing Fire Restrictions

In this Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, firefighters keep watch the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest in Lake Elsinore, Calif. As rain and cooler temperatures move into the area, fire managers are reducing fire restrictions and firewood cutting restrictions that have been in place since July 17, 2017 in the Colville National Forest. (Ringo H.W. Chiu / AP)

As rain and cooler temperatures move into the area, fire managers are reducing fire restrictions and firewood cutting restrictions that have been in place since July 17, 2017 in the Colville National Forest.

Fire restrictions will be reduced effective Friday.

Campfires are allowed in designated campgrounds only and firewood cutting with a chainsaw is restricted after 1:00 p.m. For more information visit: www.dnr.wa.gov/ifpl