Cal Fire suspends burn permits in San Diego and Imperial counties

 

Last updated 6/6/2019 at 11:27am



EL CAJON – After another wet winter and above average snow pack, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the region is prompting Cal Fire to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of San Diego and Imperial counties.

This suspension took effect June 3, and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves.

“Last year was a devastating reminder that the publi...



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