BURNING PERMITS REQUIRED MAY 1, 2016
Willits – Due to fuel conditions throughout the County, CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit Chief Christopher P. Rowney advises Burning Permits are required prior to ANY outdoor burning on State Responsibility Lands (SRA) in Mendocino County effective 12:01 AM Sunday, May 1st, 2016.
Burning Permits may be obtained at CAL FIRE’s Howard Forest Headquarters office Monday through Friday
8 AM to 5 PM. Additionally, permits may be obtained from 8 AM to 5 PM at the following CAL FIRE locations. Not all CAL FIRE Stations are staffed seven days a week; please contact your local Station to assure staffing will be available to assist you.
CAL FIRE Location
Howard Forest Station
Fort Bragg Station
Burning Permits can also be obtained from the following local agencies (Note: the following agencies only issue permits within their respective districts): Laytonville, Little Lake (Willits), Redwood Valley-Calpella and Brooktrails Fire Departments Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.
Before you burn, ensure it’s a permissive burn day by contacting the Mendocino County Air Management District, (707) 463-4391 and make sure you have any and all required burn permits.
CAL FIRE reminds everyone that it is their individual responsibility to use fire safely and to prevent fires. Visit www.ReadyforWildfire.org for more information on how to prepare for and prevent wildfires.
Anyone with questions about burn permits is urged to contact the nearest CAL FIRE facility.