MARIPOSA COUNTY — The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced that effective at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in Mariposa County. Permits are required year round in Madera County.
The following guidelines are required when conducting a hazard reduction burn:
- Property owners conducting hazard reduction burning are responsible for checking the burn day status. Madera County: 1-877-429-2876 Mariposa County 209-966-1200.
- You must clear all flammable material and vegetation within 10 feet of the outer edge of the burn pile.
- Keep a water supply close to the burning site.
- An adult must be in attendance with a shovel until the fire is out.
- No burning shall be undertaken unless weather conditions (particularly wind) are such that burning can be considered safe.
- Remember NO household trash, processed wood or garbage can be burned.
Permits may be obtained at the nearest CAL FIRE or Madera County Fire Station.
In Madera County:
- Cal Fire Ahwahnee – 43033 Highway 49 South, Ahwahnee
- Cal Fire Raymond – 34951 Road 606, Raymond
- Cal Fire Rancheria – 53488 Road 200, North Fork
- Cal Fire Bass Lake – 38333 Road 223, Oakhurst
- Cal Fire Coarsegold – 35600 Highway 41, Coarsegold
- Madera County Station 8 Indian Lakes – 47050 Road 417, Coarsegold
- Madera County Station 12 – 48355 Liberty Drive, Oakhurst
In Mariposa County:
- Cal Fire Usona – 2629 Highway 49 South, Mariposa
- Cal Fire Mariposa -5633 Highway 49 North, Mariposa
- Cal Fire Coulterville – 10508 Highway 49 North, Coulterville
- Cal Fire Cathey’s Valley – 2203 Highway 140, Cathey’s Valley
- Cal Fire Hornitos – 3004 Bear Valley Road, Hornitos
Please remember personnel may be away from the station for extended periods of time when they are responding to emergencies.