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Tiki torches banned in Laguna Beach

December 14, 2010 12:58:25 AM PST
Tiki torches have been extinguished in commercial and residential areas in Laguna Beach.The city council adopted California building and fire codes along with stricter rules for outdoor fires. Lawmakers said public safety and insurance concerns contributed to their decision.

Wood burning fire pits will also become illegal beginning June 2011.