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Cal Fire Burn Permits Required May 1st In Mariposa County

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.

For more information visit or download the Cal Fire app from the App Store or Google Play Store. Follow them on Facebook at Cal Fire Madera- Mariposa-Merced.

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.

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