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Burn Ban Lifted in Amador and El Dorado County

According to CDF notices received from the Amador Fire Safe Council, the burn ban has been lifted.

You must have a burn permit, and call the air pollution control district before you burn, though.

  • The Number for Amador County Air Pollution Control District is (209) 223-6246
  • The Number for El Dorado County Air Pollution Control District is (530) 621-5897

Prescribed burning begins 10/31/06 - Shake Ridge and Omo Fuel Breaks

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The California Department of Forestry and Fire (CDF) and Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) announce the start of prescribed burning on 10/31/06. This prescribed burning will occur on both the Shake Ridge and Omo Fuel Breaks and will continue for several weeks. Smoke may be visible from various parts of the county.

This report courtesy of:

Cathy Koos Breazeal
Executive Director
Amador Fire Safe Council

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