Air quality in the Bay Area is forecast to be unhealthy. It is illegal for Bay Area residents and businesses to burn wood or manufactured fire logs in fireplaces, wood stoves and inserts, pellet stoves, and outdoor fire-pits. This wood-burning ban will be in effect for
You will receive an AirAlert email each day that a Winter Spare the Air Alert is in effect.
Winter air pollution is mainly caused by small particle pollution or particulate matter (PM) from wood smoke. Smoke from wood-burning fires is linked to illnesses such as asthma, bronchitis and lung disease, and is especially harmful for children and the elderly.
For more information about the wood burning rule, or to check before you burn, visit SpareTheAir.org or call 1-877-4-NO-BURN.
There is NO free transit program during the winter Spare the Air season.
To see the current air quality forecast, visit SpareTheAir.org
Thank you for doing your part to Spare the Air!
This AirAlert is provided by your Bay Area Air Quality Management District.