Burn Permits

Burn Permits are not required currently.  However, burn permits will be REQUIRED starting May 1, 2019.

Burning is allowed–be sure to listen to the message on the burn information line at 209-754-6600 for appropriate burn hours on permissive burn days/nights.

EPFD personnel wish to remind residents to be extremely careful when burning even during fall and winter months.  It’s just good practice.


    Keep your piles no larger than 4 feet in diameter.

    Clear at least 10 feet to bare dirt in all directions around your burn pile.

    Stay in attendance at all times with a shovel and a water source.

    Upon completion of burn, apply enough water to assure fire is dead out.

    Never burn on windy days !

    Burn only on permissive air pollution burn days.

For burn day information, call the following numbers:

    Calaveras County    754-6600

    Tuolumne County    533-5598


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From CPR Classes & LifeJacket Loan Programs to our Vial-of-Life Project, the Ebbetts Pass Fire District offers many beneficial programs for our community.

Fire Prevention

Fire prevention starts with you. Creating a "defensible space", having functioning fire extinguishers & smoke detectors, campfire safety and much more.