Burn Day Status

Today, Thursday, August 17, 2017 has been declared a No Burn Day in South Sutter County based on the forecasted Air Quality Index of Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups. No burning will be allowed (Zone 5&6) from Subacco Rd south to the Sacramento and Yolo County lines and from the Bear River to the Placer County line.

For all other areas in Sutter and Yuba Counties today is a permissive agricultural BURN DAY on the valley floor.

Burning may commence at 9:00 a.m. Pruning fires are to be out by 4:00 p.m. and all weed parcel, levee, field crop and orchard removal burning are to be out by 5:00 p.m.**Do not allow your burn pile to smolder after designated cut off times**

Burn only dry vegetative materials and use extreme caution when burning, you are responsible for containing your fire and not creating excessive smoke.

 

Residential Burning: NO

Residential burn permits issued by FRAQMD are not required at this time.

Call 530-741-6299 after 9am on Monday, Wednesday, and/or Saturday to verify burn day status.

CalFire / USFS Jurisdiction: NO

The burn ban is now in effect, burning in the CalFire/USFS Jurisdiction is now prohibitied. **The burn ban went into effect at 8:00 a.m. on June 28, 2017**

Yuba County over 3000': NO

The burn ban is now in effect, burning is now prohibitied. **The burn ban went into effect at 8:00 a.m. on June 28, 2017**

The Sutter Buttes: NO

The Sutter Buttes burn ban is now in effect, burning in the Sutter Buttes region is now prohibited without the concent of the Sutter County Fire Marshall.

**The Sutter Buttes Burn Ban went into effect at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2017**

 

The winds are forecasted to be S/SE 5-10 mph