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No immediate need to remove yard wood if far enough away from structures


Last updated 4/13/2020 at 4:52am

The closure of beaches means that homeowners cannot currently have bonfires to get rid of the wood in their yards from trimmed trees or branches blown off, but Dominic Fieri, fire marshal of North County Fire Protection District, said he doesn’t see such wood as a fire hazard during the spring if it is far enough away from structures.

“At this particular time, it isn’t a concern,” Fieri said.

During hotter and drier conditions, the wood would become a fire hazard, but if bonfires are delayed until late spring that won’t likely be the case.

“It needs to cure anyway before it can...

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