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November 15, 2012
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Cal Fire lifts restrictions on residential burning

Recent precipitation and cooler weather has allowed Cal Fire to transition to winter staffing levels in Nevada County. This has enabled Cal Fire to release seasonal firefighters, reduce staffing on fire engines and close some remote wildland fire stations.

As of Monday, residential burn permits will not be required in the State Responsibility Areas until weather conditions warrant, typically around May 1.

Cal Fire reminded residents that they must always maintain control of their burns at all times.

— The Union staff

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The Union Updated Sep 1, 2013 10:02AM Published Nov 19, 2012 07:55AM Copyright 2012 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.