Can I use a burn barrel to burn natural vegetation?

NO. Burn barrels are and have been illegal in Washington State since 2000. There are many fires, whether it be wildland or structural, that starts every year in the Grant County Area as a direct result of burning in a burn barrel. Ultimately, you could be held criminally and civilly liable for any damage done by a fire resulting from a burn barrel.

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1. What materials are illegal to burn in an outdoor fire?
2. What can I burn in an outdoor fire?
3. How much natural vegatation can I burn?
4. Can I use a burn barrel to burn natural vegetation?
5. What is the definition of Residential Burning?
6. Can I use a burn to clear off my land?
7. What is the definition of Land Clearing burning?
8. Is there anywhere I can't burn?
9. Can I burn at night?
10. What if the smoke is drifting over to my neighbors house?
11. What are some alternatives to burning?
12. What about agricultural burns?
13. What do I need to do to conduct a safe burn?
14. Where can I find more burning tips and restriction information?