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Fire and Fuels Management

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Fire and Fuels Management Hotline

(916) 941-3155

NOTICE: Termination of Order
 Effective November 25, 2014
 Stage 1 Fire Restrictions lifted for the following counties . . .

BLM Public Lands - County Map

 Public Lands - Federal & State Mgmt Map

On-line Campfire Permits

Veterans Fire Crew


Defensible Space

In California the number of homes and businesses are growing in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) and fire is an increasing threat.  Reduce your home's fire danger and prevent wildfires from spreading - - Take Responsibility today.

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Partner Links

PREVENTWILDFIRECA.ORG

CalFIRE.gov Icon Web Page Link 

FireSafeCouncil.org Icon Web Page Link

NationalInteragencyFireCenter.gov Icon Web Page link

NationalWildfireCoordinatingGroup.gov Icon Web Page link

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Campfire Permits

If you create a campfire of any kind on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or National Park Service, you will need a campfire permit.
Now available . . . On-line Campfire Permits

Campfire permits are free of charge, and may be obtained from any Bureau of Land Management office in California.  To obtain National Park Service (NPS) campfire permits, contact the NPs you plan on visiting.  You may also obtain campfire permits from any of the following agencies:

Additional Information

  • On private land you must have written permission from the landowner for campfire use.
  • Many high-country areas prohibit wood fires to protect scarce vegetation.
  • If you smoke outside a vehicle, be sure you do so within a cleared area at least 3 feet in diameter.