Fire and Aviation Management


Report Fires Immediately, dial 911!

The Cleveland National Forest, in conjunction with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Bureau of Land Management, and numerous other state, county, and local fire control organizations, maintains a constant state of readiness in an effort to keep fire related damage to a minimum.

Fire Restrictions

The Cleveland National Forest has implemented a two level Fire Restriction System for residents and visitors. General Fire Restrictions are in effect on a year-round basis.  As burning conditions become more severe, the Forest will implement Elevated Fire Restrictions. Fire Restriction FAQs

Prescribed Fires

Dense brush and shrubs surround many homes in California. The public is an important partner in the fight to minimize the potential for devastating fires. You can help by reviewing this checklist to find out if you, your family and your property are prepared.

Do you want to become a wildland firefighter?

The Cleveland National Forest participates in the agency-wide hiring process to hire seasonal and permanent wildland firefighters. Please visit the employment page for job openings and availability.