Riverside County Fire Chief cancels burn permit suspension

Starting at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, county residents with current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can start to burn on permitted days, according to a statement from the Riverside County Fire Department. This comes after an announcement on Nov. 13 to cancel the county’s burn permit suspension.Pile burning requirements include clearing a 10-foot diameter around burning piles, ensuring that piles are smaller than three-feet high by two-feet wide, having a shovel and nearby water to put the fire out and having an adult present, according to fire officials.Residential burning is not permitted with the exception of tumbleweeds, nor is burning on windy days and burning of trash, painted wood or other debris.Agricultural burns will require an inspection from Cal Fi
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