PHOENIX -- "No burn" restrictions are in effect in the Phoenix metropolitan area because of high particulate levels in the air.
The restrictions include a prohibition on burning wood in fireplaces, outdoor stoves, chimineas and fire pits.
Air quality officials said they recognize that New Year's Eve is a big evening for recreational activities but they urge people to abide by the restrictions to protect public health.
- Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
Voice For A Better Arizona
- Family in Focus KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.