2017-04-27 / Front Page

Permits for burning to be required starting Monday

Burning permits will once again be required starting Monday.

CAL FIRE officials from the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) have announced effective at 8 a.m., Monday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in Mariposa County.

Permits can be obtained at the nearest CAL FIRE station. Here are the locations:

• CAL FIRE Usona — 2629 Highway 49 South, Mariposa

• CAL FIRE Mariposa — 5633 Highway 49 North, Mariposa

• CAL FIRE Coulterville — 10508 Highway 49 North, Coulterville

Property owners conducting hazard reduction burning are responsible for checking the burn day status. The Burn Day Information Line is (209) 966-1200 and the Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District is (209) 966-2220.

Hazard reduction guidelines are listed on the permit and must be followed at all times.

For more information visit ReadyForWildfire.org or download the new CAL FIRE app from the App Store or Google Play Store. They area also on Facebook at CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced.

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