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October 14, 2009 – It's safe to light a campfire again, state fire officials have determined.  Today, CAL FIRE lifted its no-burn proclamation due to an improvement in fire conditions, including increased relative humidity and higher fuel moisture, as well as increased availability of fire protection resources.


The suspension of burning permits and other uses of open fire had been effect since September 21 in San Diego and Imperial Counties, on all lands for which CAL-FIRE had responsibility.  Today's announcement was issued by Ned Nickerson, Assistatn Chief, and Dan Pagni, Fire Captain, both with the San Diego Unit of CAL-FIRE.

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