A ban on outdoor burning on the Yakama reservation has been lifted because of improved air quality, the Environmental Protection Agency announced.

A similar ban throughout the rest of Yakima County was recently lifted as well.

Air quality advisories on tribal land can be obtained by calling 800-424-4372 or online.

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