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Edina converts public wood-burning fire pits to gas

Edina's decision to convert was due to residents saying that fire pit smoke enters their homes, threatens their health and affects the environment. Opponents of the move fear the city may try to force a citywide ordinance for home fireplaces.
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Edina's decision to convert was due to residents saying that fire pit smoke enters their homes, threatens their health and affects the environment. Opponents of the move fear the city may try to force a citywide ordinance for home fireplaces.

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