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Demand for firewood heats up

Monday, November 19, 2012

Ag officials say firewood sales are on the rise. Sellers say more families are using wood-burning fireplaces and stoves to heat their homes instead of relying on electricity, natural gas or propane.

Trees in California's forests, farms and residential areas are vulnerable to pests carried on firewood logs, so officials urge sellers and buyers to keep a close eye on the wood for signs of insects.

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