In case of fire, Call 911
||Trinity County Wildfire Information
SRA Fire Prevention Tax and Petition For Your $35 Exemption
Click here for information on how to file a petition/protest.
Area Smoke Issues
What can you do?
Safety is not an Accident
In January 2005, a
new state law became effective that requires
that homeowners clear 30 feet and do fuel
modification to 100 feet around their buildings
to create a defensible space for firefighters
to protect their homes.
California Fire Hazard Severity Zone Maps - Proposed
|Zones Red=Very high (the highest level)
These zones affect building requirements. The majority of North Trinity Lake Area is the highest hazard area.
in the State Responsibility Area: Proposed, Revised 8/2007:
New buildings located in any Fire Hazard Severity Zone in the State
Responsibility Area must comply with the Wildland-Urban
Interface Building Codes beginning January 1, 2008
Sheet: Fire Hazard Severity Zones
Sheet: Wildland Building Codes
Forests -- Management, timber revenue, hazards
Communities at Risk from Wildfires
Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000
USFS Region 5
Yard burning is permitted with a Burn Permit
permits are available at the USFS Coffee Creek Fire Station's
self service box located outside the main station doors.
Burn Permits are required for all residential, non-residential
and commercial burning in Trinity Counties.
Burn barrels are prohibited except where specifically authorized
by permit in extremely rural areas.
It is mandatory to obtain a valid burn permit for all open
outdoor burning for the purpose of disposing dried, natural
vegetation grown on site. A residential burn permit authorizes
an individual to burn a maximum of one pile (4 foot by 4
foot) of approved materials on the ground at a time. Burn
hours are 6:00AM until 12:00 noon on permissive burn days
only. Before burning: call
866.BURN-DAY (866.287.6329) for burn day status
To request burn permit
application: write to Burn Permit Program, AQMD,
2300 Myrtle Ave, Eureka, CA 95501. Or, go to the Weaverville