Fire department suspends burn permits
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 — As of July 1, the Susanville Fire Department will be suspending all burning in the city. Burning will resume Nov. 1 when the weather allows to lift the suspension.
According to a press release from the fire department, looking at the forecast for the upcoming summer and given all variables, extreme conditions exist.
Presently there exists in Susanville and surrounding areas, low humidity and extreme dry conditions that also exist throughout the region, and the necessity to preserve the public health, safety and welfare of the city of Susanville by taking all necessary measures for the prevention of fires.