Burn Permits Required on Sunday, May 1
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced effective at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a CAL FIRE burn permit in Mariposa County.
For piles larger than four feet by four feet, residents can obtain an LE-5 burn permit from any local CAL FIRE station.
CAL FIRE MMU will accommodate COVID 19 social distancing. Permits will be available online by visiting burnpermit.fire.ca.gov or visit your local CAL FIRE station.
Property owners conducting hazard reduction burning are responsible for checking the burn day status.
Bum Day Information Line: 209-966-1200
Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District: 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 fire.ca.gov.