Butte County health officials are issuing another Check Before You Light Advisory for the Chico area. The Butte County Air Quality Management District is requesting residents to voluntarily refrain from using their wood stoves and fireplaces today until 12:01 Tuesday morning. The voluntary curtailment has been prompted by an air quality forecast that is unheathy for sensitive groups for the Chico area, that according to a Butte County Air Quality Management District press release.
City officials say that wood stove and fireplace use within the Chico city limits is restricted by a city ordinance.
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