Spare the Air Is In Effect Today in the Bay Area

  • by BPC Staff
  • on December 11, 2013

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Wednesday, December 11, in the Bay Area.


Wood burning is banned both indoors and outdoors on Wednesday, for the full 24 hours.


Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy. It is illegal for Bay Area residents to burn wood or other solid fuels in fireplaces, wood stoves and inserts, pellet stoves, outdoor fire-pits, or other wood-burning devices.


For more information about the Wood Burning Rule, and to monitor current air quality conditions, visit