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'No-burn' order goes into effect for parts of Riverside County


Last updated 1/6/2018 at Noon

A "no-burn'' order was issued today for much of the Southland, including parts of Riverside County, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday night.

The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued the order for most residences in the South Coast Air Basin, including Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties.

The order excludes the Coachella Valley and the high desert, residences above 3,000 feet in elevation, low-income households and homes where wood burning is the only source of heat.

No-burn orders are issued when a high level of air pollution is anticipated.

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