Cal Fire: Residential burning OK to resume |

Cal Fire: Residential burning OK to resume

Cal Fire’s Nevada, Yuba and Placer counties unit announced this weekend cooler weather and decreased fire danger allowed the agency to reduce burning restrictions in some areas of Northern California. As of today, permitted residential burning is allowed to resume.

“Burn permits will be required due to the potential for fire danger to fluctuate in the coming weeks,” said Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Chief Brad Harris.

“Residents must always use caution when burning, follow all guidelines and maintain control of their fire at all times.”

Cal Fire officials will coordinate with local Air Pollution Control Districts on the daily burn day status. Residents must obtain a valid burn permit and burn only on permissive burn days.

Keep in mind – violations of any burning permit terms are a violation of state law. If a fire escapes a homeowner’s control they can be issued a citation and be held liable for suppression costs and damages.

Burn permits can be obtained at all Cal Fire facilities. Residents can confirm burn day status by calling (530) 274-7928.

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