All fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited, effective Friday, until further notice, according to the National Park Service.
No open flames are permitted at the Coulee Dam, Washington, recreation area, the agency said in a news release. This includes all fires in NPS-provided fire rings and boxes, shoreline fires, charcoal fires, tiki torches, incense burners, candles and propane campfires.
Self-contained propane or gas stoves and lanterns are still allowed during the fire ban. Call (509) 754-7893 for the most current information.
Fireworks are always prohibited at the recreation area, according to NPS.
Local journalism is essential.
Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.
Subscribe now to get breaking news alerts in your email inbox
Get breaking news delivered to your inbox as it happens.