Please be advised that today Tuesday, November 13, 2012 has been declared a No Burn Day for Stanislaus & San Joaquin counties.
Wood Burning Prohibited.
Air quality is forecast to deteriorate.
Burning any solid fuel – including wood, pellets and manufactured wood – is prohibited from midnight to midnight.
Violations can result in fines.
To report violations when wood burning is prohibited, call 1-800-281-7003 in Stanislaus, San Joaquin and Merced counties.
More information about the Daily Air Quality Forecast can be found at:
More information about the Fireplace/Wood Stove Burning Status can be found at: http://www.valleyair.org/aqinfo/WoodBurnPage.htm.
Exemptions to wood-burning prohibitions
You may use your wood-burning fireplace or device on a prohibited day if:
- You live in an area where there is no natural-gas service, or
- Wood-burning is your only source of heat.
For more information on Check Before You Burn, please contact the Air District at www.valleyair.org or 1-800-SMOG-INFO (1-800-766-4463).