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Burn Permit Requirements Lifted In Mariposa County

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MARIPOSA COUNTY–The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit has lifted burn permit requirements in Mariposa County — Effective Monday, December 19 at 8 AM. The burn permit requirement in Mariposa County will be lifted and residents will be able to resume burning on permissible burn days. Cooler temperatures, higher humidity, and winter weather have helped ...

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Yosemite Declares End Of Fire Season

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK— Yosemite National Park (YNP) has recently experienced widespread precipitation and snow accumulation which has led to the closure of the fire season. The closure of the fire season occurs when there is a season-ending precipitation event totaling two inches or more. This also allows for residential pile burning to return.   Helicopter 551, Yosemite’s helicopter that was ...

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Debris Burning Allowed With Permits

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Effective Monday, November 7 at 8:00 AM debris burning will be allowed in Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties. Residents possessing current and valid residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissive burn days. While cooler temperatures have helped to diminish the threat of wildfire, we are still suffering the effects of an extended drought. Property owners and residents ...

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