Tuesday, November 13, 2012 is a No Burn Day for Stanislaus & San Joaquin counties

Please be advised that today Tuesday, November 13, 2012 has been declared a No Burn Day for Stanislaus & San Joaquin 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: 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).