No-burn day in Maricopa County on Christmas EvePosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - Residents of Maricopa County will not be able to light a fire on Christmas Eve as a no-burn day has been declared.
Forecasters say weather conditions on Friday will create conditions ideal for the buildup of unhealthy haze.
The no-burn day means no fires in wood-burning fireplaces, fire pits or chimneys. It applies to both real wood and manufactured logs.
Those in violation of the ban could be fined $250.
The ban could extend into Friday, along with a high-pollution advisory for the area.
For real-time air quality restriction visit www.CleanAirMakeMore.com.