Today, Thursday, December 8, 2011, has been declared a No Burn Day in Stanislaus & San Joaquin Counties by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD). Wood Burning is prohibited.
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 Fireplace/Wood Stove Burning Status
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