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Reminder to Pendle households to use the right fuel
3:03pm Monday 11th March 2013 in News
PENDLE Council’s environmental health team is reminding people who live in smoke-control areas to check they’re using the correct fuel on their open fire or solid fuel appliance.
Coun John David, who looks after environmental health in Pendle, said: “Over the last few years we have noticed a significant increase in enquiries about using solid fuel.
“If you live in a built-up area, it is probably a smoke-control area, and if you live in one, you must follow certain rules to ensure your chimney isn’t giving off smoke. For example, if you have an open fire, you must only burn authorised smokeless fuels.
“Or if you have a solid fuel appliance, you should make sure it is allowed to be used in a smoke control area.”
To find out if you live in a smoke-control area, call Pendle Council on 01282 661199.