Burn Ban Lifted in Mukilteo

The Mukilteo Fire Department has lifted the burn ban issued by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency for air quality/pollution purposes within City limits.  This situation is monitored daily and may change; please continue to visit our website for any updates.  Visit the Fire Marshal’s homepage for more information.

The remainder of Snohomish County (including surrounding county areas, Lynnwood and Everett, etc.) is still operating under a burn ban.

Burning in the fire pits at Lighthouse Park is now allowed.  Beach pit fires are limited in size and have specific size restrictions and fuel sources such as no driftwood. Dry, aged wood only and are allowed in the pits provided.

Please read the following information about open burning allowable within city limits except when a burn ban is in effect.


Backyard Fire Pits

These are permitted as recreational fires. Dry, aged wood or charcoal shall be the only fuel permitted. Size is limited to 3 by 3 feet. Set-back from structures and combustibles shall be no less than 25 feet. Conditions that may spread a fire shall be eliminated. Garden hose or fire extinguisher shall be available.

Portable Outdoor Fireplaces

Shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation. Fuel source is also in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation.

Backyard Burning of Combustible Debris

NOT PERMITTED. If the fire does not meet the parameters of “Backyard Fire Pits,” these fires are not permitted. Open burning of vegetation or combustible debris is limited geographically to east of State Highway 9.  Call 425.775.3000 to report any fires that fall under this category; DIAL 911 if the fire is threatening life or property.

Burn Barrels

NOT PERMITTED within the city limits.

Citywide outdoor burning

Be a good neighbor. If the Fire Department receives a complaint of smoke and ash on other properties, the fire officer has the discretion to extinguish. The complaint will be referred to the Fire Marshal.



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