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DETERMINATION: NO-BURN DAY BELOW 3,000 FEET IN ELEVATION
This message concerning open burning is updated at 9:15 a.m. daily. Please read the entire message. Today is a No-Burn day in all areas of Shasta County below 3,000 feet in elevation.
Above 3,000 feet in elevation, today is a Burn-Day for all types of burning and your burn hours are not to exceed 10 a.m. to 12 midnight. Consult your local fire authority for specific burn hours. A burn permit from CDF or USFS is required between May 1 and October 31.
If you are planning on conducting agricultural burning, prescribed burning, land clearing burning for commercial or residential development, fire hazard reduction burning for brush clearance, or mechanized burner use, you must obtain the proper permit and pay the applicable district permit fees to the Shasta County Air Quality Management District.
Residential burning may include dry vegetation only. It is illegal to burn stumps or material containing construction debris, lumber, petroleum products, plastics, or other smoke-producing materials. It is illegal to use a burn barrel or burn paper and cardboard in all areas of Shasta County except for Big Bend, Castella, Old Station, Platina, and Whiskeytown.