Bay Area wood-burning ban takes effect this Sunday

January 4, 2015 11:32 AM

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A ban on wood fires throughout the Bay Area is all set to take effect this Sunday, January 4, a day after the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) issued a Spare the Air alert.

Saturday marked the third consecutive day and the season's ninth day when the BAAQMD issued Winter Spare the Air Alert, which bans people from burning wood for a period of 24 hours.

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