Spare the air
It’s official; Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day.
Put away the chestnuts; the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that wood burning will be banned in the region on Christmas Eve—and possibly on Christmas Day, too.
Rarely does sunny and dry weather come with so many oddities, but this extremely dry weather will soon set some all-time records here in the Bay Area.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District on Tuesday issued another Winter Spare the Air alert for Wednesday, the 15th since its winter season began on Nov. 1.
A 10th consecutive Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, banning wood burning in the region.
A “Winter Spare the Air” alert has been issued for Sunday.
A Bay Area fire department is under scrutiny for staging a live fire training exercise, while residents have been banned from wood burning for several days due to poor air quality.
Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive “Winter Spare the Air” day on Friday.
For the fifth day in a row, Bay Area residents on Thursday will have to refrain from lighting up the fireplace or other wood burning sources during yet another Winter Spare the Air alert.
Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another 24-hour period, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.