MARIPOSA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced effective at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in Mariposa County.
Permits can be obtained free-of-charge at the nearest Cal Fire station:
- 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 Catheys Valley – 2203 Highway 140, Catheys Valley
Property owners conducting hazard reduction burning are responsible for checking the burn day status.
Burn 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.
Please note that in Madera County, burn permits are required year-round, are free of charge, and can be obtained at any Cal Fire station.