"Please use extreme caution! Vegetation is still recovering from the long stretch of dry weather and is susceptible to fire spread."
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The announcement marks a return to backyard campfires while continuing to restrict burning of yard debris and other outside fires.
It was July 13th when a similar burn ban was enacted last year.
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.
Unincorporated areas of Whatcom County and Lummi Island continue to be under Stage 2 burn bans.
Firefighters arrived to find a mobile home, shed, covered deck, travel trailer and a fence fully involved plus a side of a wood frame house.
Firefighters arrived to see vehicles parked outside but no one outside, so they launched "an aggressive search" inside the burning structure.
The smoke plume was visible for miles around.
The business was behind in rent payments and faced eviction at the end of the month.