Chapter 76.04 RCW



HTMLPDF 76.04.005Definitions.
HTMLPDF 76.04.015Fire protection powers and duties of departmentEnforcementInvestigationAdministration.
HTMLPDF 76.04.016Fire prevention and suppression capacityDuties owed to public in generalLegislative intent.
HTMLPDF 76.04.021Department must accommodate livestock owner's request to retrieve or care for animals at risk due to a wildfireLiability.
HTMLPDF 76.04.025Federal funds.
HTMLPDF 76.04.035WardensAppointmentDuties.
HTMLPDF 76.04.045RangersAppointmentEx officio rangersCompensation.
HTMLPDF 76.04.055Service of notices.
HTMLPDF 76.04.065Arrests without warrants.
HTMLPDF 76.04.075RulesPenalty.
HTMLPDF 76.04.085Penalty for violations.
HTMLPDF 76.04.095Cooperative protection.
HTMLPDF 76.04.105Contracts for protection and development.
HTMLPDF 76.04.115Articles of incorporationRequirements.
HTMLPDF 76.04.125Requisites of contract.
HTMLPDF 76.04.135Cooperative agreementsPublic agenciesTransfer of ownership of department-owned firefighting vehicle, procedure.
HTMLPDF 76.04.155FirefightingEmploymentAssistance.
HTMLPDF 76.04.165Legislative declarationForest protection zones.
HTMLPDF 76.04.167Legislative declarationEquitable sharing of forest fire protection costsCoordinated forest fire protection and suppression.
HTMLPDF 76.04.175Fire suppression equipmentComparison of costs.
HTMLPDF 76.04.177Fire suppression equipmentRequirement to utilize private equipment.
HTMLPDF 76.04.179Wildland fire advisory committee.
HTMLPDF 76.04.181Maximizing the utilization of local fire suppression assetsDepartment's duty.
HTMLPDF 76.04.183Prescribed burn manager certification programRule-making authority.
HTMLPDF 76.04.185Electric utility wildfire mitigation plan.
HTMLPDF 76.04.187Wildfire risk assessmentPublic safety evacuation strategiesEmergency disaster and evacuation plan messagingOther departmental duties.
HTMLPDF 76.04.192Aviation usage by local fire departmentsReport to the legislature.
HTMLPDF 76.04.194Aerial fire responseUse of suppression funding.
HTMLPDF 76.04.205Burning permitsCivil penalty.
HTMLPDF 76.04.215Burning mill wood wasteArresters.
HTMLPDF 76.04.235Dumping mill waste, forest debrisPenalty.
HTMLPDF 76.04.246Use of blasting fuse.
HTMLPDF 76.04.305Closed to entryDesignation.
HTMLPDF 76.04.315Suspension of burning permits/privileges.
HTMLPDF 76.04.325Closure of forest operations or forestlands.
HTMLPDF 76.04.405Steam, internal combustion, or electrical engines and other spark-emitting equipment regulated.
HTMLPDF 76.04.415Penalty for violationsWork stoppage notice.
HTMLPDF 76.04.425Unauthorized entry into sealed fire tool box.
HTMLPDF 76.04.435Deposit of fire or live coals.
HTMLPDF 76.04.445Reports of fire.
HTMLPDF 76.04.455Discarding lighted material or smoking flammable materialDischarge, release, or detonation of certain materialsReceptacles in conveyancesPosting a copy of this section.
HTMLPDF 76.04.465Certain snags to be felled currently with logging.
HTMLPDF 76.04.475Reimbursement for costs of suppression action.
HTMLPDF 76.04.486Escaped slash burnsObligations.
HTMLPDF 76.04.495Negligent starting of fires or allowance of extreme fire hazard or debrisLiabilityRecovery of reasonable expensesLien.
HTMLPDF 76.04.505FindingIntent.
HTMLPDF 76.04.511Wildfire response, forest restoration, and community resilience account.
HTMLPDF 76.04.516Report to the governor and legislatureForest inventoryForest growth and yield modelingSustainable harvest calculationReviewReport.
HTMLPDF 76.04.521Forest sector workforce development.
HTMLPDF 76.04.525Wildland fire aviation support plan.
HTMLPDF 76.04.600Owners to protect forests.
HTMLPDF 76.04.610Forest fire protection assessment.
HTMLPDF 76.04.620State fundsLoansRecovery of funds from the landowner contingency forest fire suppression account.
HTMLPDF 76.04.630Landowner contingency forest fire suppression accountExpendituresAssessments.
HTMLPDF 76.04.650Disposal of forest debrisPermission to allow trees to fall on another's land.
HTMLPDF 76.04.660Additional fire hazardsExtreme fire hazard areasAbatement, isolation or reductionSummary actionRecovery of costsInspection of property.
HTMLPDF 76.04.700Failure to extinguish campfire.
HTMLPDF 76.04.710Wilful setting of fire.
HTMLPDF 76.04.720Removal of notices.
HTMLPDF 76.04.730Negligent fireSpread.
HTMLPDF 76.04.740Reckless burning.
HTMLPDF 76.04.750Uncontrolled fire a public nuisanceSuppressionDutiesSummary actionRecovery of costs.
HTMLPDF 76.04.760Civil actionsForested landsFire damage.
HTMLPDF 76.04.770Authorization to enter privately or publicly owned land to extinguish or control a wildland fireLimitation of liability.
HTMLPDF 76.04.780Utility wildland fire prevention advisory committeeDutiesReportMembershipImmunity.
HTMLPDF 76.04.900Captions1986 c 100.


Burning permits within fire protection districts: RCW 52.12.101.
Excessive steam in boilers, penalty: RCW 70.54.080.
Steam boilers and pressure vessels, construction, installation, inspection, and certification: Chapter 70.79 RCW.
Treble damages for removal of trees: RCW 64.12.030 and 79.02.320.