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Fire restrictions expanded to firearm discharge

Staff Report | July 31, 2022 4:29 PM

SPOKANE — The Bureau of Land Management Spokane District has added a prohibition to its existing fire restrictions order regarding the discharge of firearms.

Discharging firearms is prohibited on public lands under the care of BLM and the Bureau of Reclamation as of July 29.

The only exception to this prohibition is while engaged in lawful hunt pursuant to state, federal or tribal law and regulations, on public lands administered by the BLM and the BOR in the following counties: Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, Grant and Yakima.

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