San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office


The San Juan County Fire Marshal's Office is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of San Juan County from the hazards of fire, explosion and life safety hazards by fostering a safe environment through inspection, enforcement, regulation, investigation, and public education. All efforts of this office are designed to reduce the deaths, injuries, and property losses of San Juan County residents.

Residential Burn Permits (up to 10' Piles): OPEN 

Commercial Burn Permits (Greater than 10'): OPEN 

Recreational Fires (3'x 3'): OPEN 

  1. Fire Marshal: Structure Fire on Lopez Island Ruled Accidental

    No injuries to the homeowners, the public, or first responders were reported. Read on...
  2. San Juan County Publishes 2023 Year-In-Review

    The County is proud to publish highlights from the last year, including a message from the County Manager, notable projects and programs, by-the-numbers statistics, and more. Read on...
  3. Fire Danger Downgraded to Low

    San Juan County Fire Marshal announces the fire danger level has been downgraded to low in San Juan County. Read on...
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Recreational Fires

Recreational fires are three feet or less in diameter, built on bare soil, gravel,or in a fire bowl. Recreational Fires are campfires. Use firewood only. No yard waste. No garbage. Please keep Recreational Campfires well away from structures and put them dead out before leaving them unattended.

Wildland Fire Safety

Please take the time to learn about San Juan County's  Community Wildfire Protection Plan

This document was developed with the help of experts and property owners. It is available to you as a guide to help keep your home and neighborhood safe from wildland fires. Just click this link to view the plan: 

Community Wildfire Protection Plan