Cal Fire suspends burn permits in San Diego and Imperial counties
Last updated 6/8/2022 at 4:40pm
EL CAJON – As the state and region move closer to critical burning conditions, Cal Fire San Diego is suspending all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of San Diego and Imperial Counties. This suspension took effect June 1 and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves.
Since Jan. 1 of this year, Cal Fire and firefighters across the state have responded to over 2,280 wildfires, outpacing the 1,744 five-year average over the same time period. “This year, there have already been thousands of opportunit...