LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The South Coast Air Quality Management District Monday extended a no-burn order in much of the Southland until Tuesday night due to a forecast of high air pollution in the area.
The residential wood-burning ban was originally set to end at 11:59 p.m. Monday but it will now extend through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Makes Triumphant Return To Streets of LA
Residents in the South Coast Air Basin, including the non-desert portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, and all of Orange County are prohibited from burning wood both indoors and outdoors.
The order does not apply to mountain communities above 3,000 feet, the Coachella Valley or the high desert.READ MORE: BTS Kicks Off Second Of 4 Shows At SoFi Stadium In Inglewood
Homes that rely on wood as a sole source of heat are exempt from the requirement.
Residents can receive no-burn day notifications by signing up for Air Alerts via email or text at http://www.AirAlerts.org.MORE NEWS: Alhambra Ice-Cream Shop Victim Of Smash-And-Grab Burglary Early Saturday Morning
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