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Bay Area Spare The Air Alert, Wood Burning Ban Enters 10th Day

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.

12/16/2013

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District ran a live fire training exercise on December 12, 2013, a Winter Spare the Air Day. (CBS)

Menlo Park Firefighters Stage Live Fire Training Amid Spare The Air Alert

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.

12/13/2013

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6th Straight Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Alert Issued For Friday

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.

12/12/2013

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5th Straight Spare The Air Alert, Wood Burning Banned Yet Again

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.

12/11/2013

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Bay Area Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Tuesday, Wood Burning Ban Extended

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.

12/09/2013

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Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for Monday, banning all wood burning throughout the region.

12/09/2013

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Winter Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Saturday

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Saturday, the fourth regional wood-burning ban this week by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

11/29/2013

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Bay Area’s 1st Spare-The-Air Alert Of Season Issued For Monday

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

11/24/2013

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Bay Area Regulators Get Tough On Winter Wood Burning

As the weather starts to turn colder, the cozy feeling of sitting by a roaring fireplace could lead to a stiff fine if that fire is burning during a winter Spare the Air alert, air quality officials said.

10/25/2012

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Pollution Down As Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Days End

The Winter Spare the Air season has ended, and there’s good news to report, as pollution levels from wood burning are down in the Bay Area.

03/01/2012

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