San Francisco Sends Fireplace Log Burners to "Wood Smoke Awareness Class"

Are you aware of wood smoke?


Big Brother just read this news story and walked away shaking his head at San Francisco's craziness and George Orwell sent a message via Ouija board to the Bay Area that 1984 wasn't supposed to be an instructional manual.

Bay Area officials have banned residents from burning wood, indoors and outdoors, on Tuesday — and might extend the ban into Christmas Day — as part of an air quality initiative.

The order came from a governmental body called the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. It issued a “Winter Spare the Air Alert,” which prohibits people from burning wood, manufactured logs or “any other solid fuels” in fireplaces and outdoor fire pits.

He said it is “imperative” that people follow the rules.

According to KTVU, those who violate the burning ban must pay a $100 ticket, or take a “wood smoke awareness class.”

Are you aware of wood smoke? If you throw another log on the fire in San Francisco, you will be. Or pay the price.