Yuba City Fire Department
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Yuba City Fire Department
Fire Prevention Information

Fire Prevention Information

Permit must be available at location of fire when burning. An adult must be in attendance at all times until the fire is completely extinguished.

Notify fire department before burning, 822-4687. Residential Burning only on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 8:30 am to 5 pm.

• Maintain firfighting water supply when burning
• Do not light fire if wind is over 5 MPH
• Burn in small quantities
• No burning permitted on the streets or in alleys
• Burning of rubbish in barbecue pits is prohibited
• Burning of garbage is strictly prohibited
• Minimum of 50' clearance between fire and any combustibles


Permit is valid only on land owned or legally controlled by permittee. The pile shall be arranged to facilitate efficient burning , and shall be free of other waste such as tires, paper, tar paper or construction debris. The pile shall be dried as required, shall be free of visible moisture and only ignited with approved devices.

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