CAL Fire Reminder: No Burning In Barrels
Jenny Lind, CA — A citation was issued after someone tried to burn debris in a barrel in Calaveras County last night.
CAL Fire officials received a report of an illegal debris burn on Pleasant Oaks Drive in Jenny Lind shortly before 7pm. Investigators determined that a burn barrel was being used. CAL Fire reports, “Burn barrel usage has been illegal since January of 2004. A report was made to Calaveras Air Pollution Control and a citation was issued to the responsible individual.”
CAL Fire says it is important that residents refrain from using a burn barrel at any time, especially when debris burning is also banned.
Alternatives to burning include:
– Chipping or mulching
– Disposal at an approved green waste site
– Hauling the material to the landfill
Disposal sites in TCU include:
Calaveras Forest Products – 365 Biring Dr.
Red Hill Yard Waste – 5314 Red Hill Rd.
Wilseyville Yard Waste – Blizzard Mine Rd.
Rock Creek Solid Waste – Rock Creek Rd.
Miller Rock & Wood – 4304 Hwy 4.
Copperopolis Transfer Stn. – 3831 OByrnes Ferry Rd.
SMCI Slash Site – Hwy 108/ Planeview Dr.
Green Works LLC- 18629 Eagle Ridge Dr.
CAL Sierra ERF- 14909 Camage Ave.
Always contact the facility for hours and debris content acceptance prior to your departure.