City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Mikko Dunn, 209-577-5295
Release Date: Friday, November 19, 2010, 10:15:00 AM

11/19/10 is a No Burn Day for Stanislaus & Merced counties


**Please note - The City of Modesto offices will be closed from November 22 - 26 for furlough and holiday closures. To check the status of Burn Days during this time, please visit the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution District website at: http://www.valleyair.org. Click on the link "Check your county's wood burning status here!"  

Please be advised that Friday, November 19th has been declared a No Burn Day for Stanislaus and Merced 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:

http://www.valleyair.org/aqinfo/forecast.htm.

 More information about the Fireplace/Wood Stove Burning Status can be found at:

http://www.valleyair.org/aqinfo/WoodBurnPage.htm.

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