Fire danger remains high and written fire permits are postponed.
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Whatcom County cities and their designated urban growth areas have permanent burn bans on all but recreational fires.
The Fire Marshal's Office advises to continue to use extreme caution with outdoor fires since vegetation is still recovering from the long stretch of dry weather and is susceptible to fire spread.
Burn bans remain in place within the Ferndale city limits and the Sandy Point and Lummi Island areas.
"He had so much water coming in that his bilge pumps could not keep up."
First responders were dispatched to the scene about 3:50am.