Fire Protection, Fireworks, & Outdoor Burning

The City of Ridgefield contracts with Clark County Fire & Rescue District No. 12 for Fire Services.

Fire Stations

Station 21
911 N 65th Avenue
Ridgefield, WA 98642

Station 24
117 N 3rd Avenue
Ridgefield, WA 98642

Boathouse 24
5 Mill Street
Ridgefield, WA 98642

Outdoor Burning

According to Municipal Code 8.28.030 all outdoor burning and outdoor fires within the City of Ridgefield, Washington shall be unlawful, excepting the following, specific types of outdoor fires:
  • Ceremonial, religious or celebratory fire no larger than three feet by three feet by two feet using only virgin wood shall be allowed.
  • Recreational fires no larger than three feet by three feet by two feet using only virgin wood shall be allowed.
  • Fire conducted for training by Clark County Fire District No. 12 charged with the responsibility to suppress fires within the city of Ridgefield.
  • Agricultural burning under a valid agricultural burn permit issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology, conducted in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and the laws of the state of Washington and all federal laws. To qualify for agricultural burning, the applicant must have filed a Schedule F with their federal tax returns.

Visit the Southwest Clean Air Agency Interactive Burn Map for help determining where it is legal to burn.

Consumer Fireworks

According to Municipal Code 9.04.030 Consumer Fireworks may only be discharged from 9AM to Midnight on July 4th. Consumer fireworks are not permitted on any other days or times.

Public displays of fireworks may be allowed at other times with appropriate state license and city permit.

For information about the sale and display of fireworks in areas outside the city limits, take a look at the Clark County website. Take a moment to review firework safety.

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