Prior to applying for a burn permit, please verify that your place of residency is located within the VRFA service area of Auburn, Algona, or Pacific.


    • Please be aware that permits are only valid for three (3) consecutive days at a time
    • Burn permits can be requested a maximum two weeks in advance
    • Recreational fires during a burn ban are not permitted regardless if a burn permit was previously obtained before the ban
  • Permit Contact Information

  • Address * Required
  • Location of Fire * Required
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
    Choose up to 3 consecutive days.
  • Permit Valid

  • Recreational Outdoor Burning Rules

    • Fire must be contained in a fire pit constructed of concrete, metal, or other non-combustible material
    • Fire must be no larger than (3) three feet in diameter and no more than (2) two feet in height
    • A responsible adult of sound judgment must attend to the fire at all times
    • A hose with a reliable water supply must be readily available, able to reach at least 10 feet beyond the fire pit
    • Fire pits are not allowed within 25 feet of any structure, property line, public way (streets etc.) or other combustible material
  • Burn Agreement

  • Check off ALL of the boxes below and click ‘SUBMIT’ to receive your burn permit.

    By checking each box, you are agreeing to comply with the following statements set forth by the Valley Regional Fire Authority.
  • * Required
  • * Required
    1. King County Fire Marshal (Fire Safety Burn Status):
    2. Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (Air Quality Burn Status):
      • Visit: pscleanair.org
      • OR call the PSCAA hotline for burn ban updates at 1-800-595-4341
  • * Required
  • * Required

Burn Ban in Effect

Recreational burn permits will not be issued during burn bans set forth by the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency and the King County Fire Marshal. The VRFA will not allow permitted burning until the burn ban is no longer in effect.