‘Ignite a spark on Tinder… don’t ignite sparks on tinder’: Public Lands commissioner urges fire safety

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — “This Fourth of July, ignite a spark on Tinder.. don’t ignite sparks on tinder.” 

Washington Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz made the joke on Twitter ahead of the holiday weekend. 

For those unfamiliar, she is referencing the popular dating app and warning people across the state about the current extreme fire danger. 

Earlier this week, the state announced a burn ban on all Department of Natural Resource lands in Washington. 

The ban includes restrictions on open fires, fire pits, charcoal briquettes and anything that could spark a wildfire in extremely dry conditions. 

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