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No-burn alert issued for parts of Inland Empire for Wednesday

February 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A no-burn alert was issued for major portions of the Inland Empire for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2013.

Residents are not permitted to burn wood or manufactured fire logs in fireplaces or outdoor fire pits due to a forecast of unhealthy air quality issued by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD).

The no-burn restriction is in effect from 12 a.m. Wednesday to midnight, ending Thursday morning.

The affected area encompasses Chino Hills and Montclair to the west, Corona to the south, Riverside and San Bernardino to the east and the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains to the north.

Residents can enter their ZIP code at