Off-road safety: Spark arrestors

In Washington state, millions of dollars are spent to combat forest fires. Is your off road vehicle (ORV) doing its part to help prevent wildfire? When operating an ORV, it is important to have a spark arrestor placed just inside the vehicle’s muffler. A spark arrestor is a small screen or object that traps sparks before they can hit the forest floor and ignite into a flame. If you don’t know how to check for a spark arrestor, this quick and easy video gives a step-by-step guide to locating and identifying your vehicle’s spark arrestor.

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