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National forests launch free use firewood program

The national forests of Washington in Region 6 of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service are transitioning their firewood program to become a free-use program to the public.

According to a news release, those who receive free-use firewood permits can use firewood for cutting, manufacturing, handling or other processing, but not for resale. Charge permits are available for individuals who want to resell firewood. Minimum rates for firewood charge permits is $5 per cord.

Free firewood permits are only valid during the current firewood season for the forest which they were issued on. F...


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