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Current fire hazard designation and restrictions

Current fire hazard designation and restrictions

Chelan County uses a system of fire danger ratings and fire restrictions to inform the public of both conditions and restrictions during fire season, which is typically June 1 to Oct. 1. Read more to learn what rating has been designated and what restrictions are being enforced.

Posted: May 30, 2024

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Fire Prevention and Investigation

Develops and manages a countywide fire and life safety inspection program in commercial businesses in the unincorporated portions of Chelan County. Coordinates with the Fire Districts and conducts fire investigations in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County, providing comments on proposed development and plan review of new commercial occupancies for Fire Code compliance. Participates in the development and updates of County Wildfire Protection Plans and Wildland Urban Interface codes.



The Chelan County Department of Fire Prevention and Investigation will serve with PRIDE as the leading resource in reducing risk in loss of life and property, through continued service improvements founded on relevant industry standards.



The Fire Marshal’s Office; shall provide fire prevention and investigation services to protect the quality of life for the residents, businesses and visitors of Chelan County.



 Professionalism is the foundation of our culture and foremost in our service to the community.

 Respect is the basis of our dealings with those we serve and work with.

 Integrity is demonstrated by doing the right thing on and off duty.

 Dedication is evident within the department through continuous improvement of our knowledge, skills and abilities.

 Excellence is at the heart of our department goals, recognizing that we are entrusted with the fire and safety welfare of our community.




Posted: 08/17/2018 01:08 PM
Last Updated: 06/14/2023 03:58 PM

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 19
    Jul 2024
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Ballots will be mailed to voters

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Ballots will be mailed to voters

  • 19
    Jul 2024
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - July 17, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street or via Zoom
  • 10
    Jul 2024
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on July 10, 2024.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, Conference Room 1
  • 03
    Jul 2024
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Hearing Examiner - July 03, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference or in person call 667-6225
  • 26
    Jun 2024
    06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - June 26,2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street