A stage one burn ban goes into effect for King County at 4 p.m. today, affecting residential burning and beach fires.
People burning Christmas trees at the Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 1 at Golden Gardens
“High pressure over the Puget Sound region will bring cold temperatures and calm winds,” according to forecasters with the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. “Air quality is expected to deteriorate at least through Friday, especially in communities where residential wood burning is common.”
During a Stage 1 burn ban:
Seattle Parks and Recreation reminds people that this ban does include beach fires at Golden Gardens.