Washington Forests Now Closed for Industrial Activities Due to Fires
It's what's being called a "Level 4" by the Department of Natural Resources. The closure applies to a variety of activities.
DNR says due to extreme fire danger and blazes burning all over the state, activities such as logging, clear-cutting, building, excavating and other industrial activities are closed.
According to DNR:
"The move to a Level 4 Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is based on extreme fire danger across the eastern half of the state. DNR sets IFPLs to manage wildfire risk from industrial forest activities such as timber harvest operations and road construction. Level 4, the highest state level, prohibits all such activities."