Saturday, December 10, 2011, has been declared a No Burn Day for Stanislaus, San Joaquin & Merced 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
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).