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City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Mikko Dunn, 209-577-5295
Release Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 8:45:00 AM

01/20/11 is a No Burn Day for Stanislaus & Merced counties

Please be advised that Thursday, January 20, 2011 has been declared a No Burn Day for Stanislaus & 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:


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