Burning below 4,000 feet in Mariposa County is now banned.
CAL FIRE implemented the burning ban last Friday morning.
It was implemented by the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit of CAL FIRE and is for Madera County, as well.
Open burning is still allowed above 4,000 feet with valid permits.
Residents need to contact the burn day information line prior to burning. That number is (209) 966-1200.
For residents burning above 4,000 feet, citations will be issued if burning is conducted outside the perimeter...
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