BURN BAN UPDATE 09/05/17 - Effective immediately, all outdoor recreational burning is prohibited by order of the Fire Chief in the cities of Camas and Washougal. This is due to the extreme fire danger and poor air quality being experienced in the area at this time. We do not anticipate lifting this ban until a significant and sustained change in weather occurs this fall. Outdoor gas and charcoal barbecues or fireplaces are not affected by this ban.
The Camas-Washougal's Fire Marshal's Office (FMO) has been consolidated to one location in downtown Camas, located at 605 NE 3rd Avenue. The FMO is staffed by Fire Marshal Ron Schumacher and Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Miller, who are certified International Fire Code Inspectors. The FMO is charged with the responsibility of fire code enforcement and fire investigation in the Cities of Camas and Washougal.
The FMO annually inspects commercial, industrial, and public buildings for fire hazards. Fire hazards may be reported to the fire department by calling 360-834-6191.
By permit, fire and life safety plan reviews and inspections are conducted on all new construction projects in Camas and Washougal. Permits are also issued for all fire alarms and sprinkler systems installed in Camas and Washougal.
The fire prevention division is responsible for inspecting land that has an accumulation of tall grass or brush.
The Fire Marshal Office regulates retail sales of fireworks in Camas and Washougal. All booths are issued permits and inspected for compliance with state and local fire codes. For more information visit the National Council of Fire Works Safety website.
RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS:
The average cost to install a sprinkler system in a home in Camas is approximately $1.00 - $1.50 a square foot. For more information on residential sprinklers contact our office or click on the following link: NFPA - Home Fire Sprinklers
OUTDOOR FIRE REGULATIONS:
All outdoor fires are prohibited during a ban with the exception of ... more
YOUR RIGHTS AS A TENANT IN WASHINGTON STATE:
The Northwest Justice Project has compiled general information concerning your rights and responsibilities as a tenant in the State of Washington. (Please note this is not intended as a substitute for specific legal advice).