Lots of fireworks were visible around the county despite warnings to use restraint this year due to high fire danger.
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Stage 2 burn bans do not allow for recreational campfires or beach fires.
Firefighting foam from WCFD7 and Phillips 66 Refinery firefighters was brought in to put out the stubborn fire.
"Very dry conditions and continued high temperatures are a severe concern."
While being billed as a "full reopening," some restrictions remain.
Cooler, but not cool, temperatures are expected to arrive beginning tomorrow and there is only a meager expectation of rain in the extended forecast.
This is a relatively rare occurrence brought on by the high-pressure system and the heat it brought.
This story includes a list of resources and services available throughout Whatcom County during the extreme heat.
People should be aware of the signs of heat-related illnesses including heat rash, sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.