For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 01, 2022
Marin County Fire Chief cites National Weather Service warning
San Rafael, CA – With a National Weather Service warning in place for high winds coming this week, Marin County Fire Department Chief Jason Weber has temporarily suspended open burning within the county borders. Residents are asked to refrain from pile burning until after the anticipated wind event.
"We are suspending open burning because of the predicted high wind warning, fuel conditions, and the lack of recent precipitation," Weber said. “This directive will remain in effect until the National Weather Service suspends the warning, which we anticipate will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, February 3."
During the wind event:
Learn more about fire safety at Fire Safe Marin website and at www.marincountyfire.org.
Jason WeberChiefMarin County Fire Department
33 Castle Rock Ave.Woodacre, CA 94973(415) 473-6717Email: Jason WeberMarin County Fire website