Daily Burn Day Status for Projects and Woodcutting

This webpage is updated daily at 6 p.m. with information from the Camino Interagency Emergency Command Center.

Daily Status of Indices and Activity Levels

Actual Date: 08/12/2022 
Predicted Date: 08/13/2022

Eldorado National Forest Actual Predicted
Burning Index (BI) Percentile (%)


Project Activity Level (PAL) D D
Adjective Rating (R) MODERATE MODERATE
Energy Release Component (ERC) Percentile (%) 58% 65%
Ignition Component (IC) 45 43

Daily Project Activity Level Phone Announcement  - 530 295-5699

Burn Day Information

BURNING IS SUSPENDED.  A special permit may be required from your local Air Pollution Control District.
Status: El Dorado County: (530) 621-5897
Amador County: (209) 223-6246
Additional Information: Call the local burn day information line prior to burning.
El Dorado County - (530) 621-5897
Amador County - (209) 223-6246


The Indexes and Activity Levels serve a variety of purposes. For example Contractors need to be aware of the Project Activity Level. Woodcutters need to monitor the Sale Activity Level. Firefighters and Fuels Officers utilize the others.

The following are descriptions or links to descriptions of different Indices and Levels: