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O'side Fire Rings May Have to Move



    O'side Fire Rings May Have to Move
    North County Times

    Fire rings near Oceanside's city pier will likely be moved elsewhere on the beach after people living in a nearby condominium complex complained that smoke from fire rings was making them sick, the North County Times reported.

    "It's kind of tough at night when the fires get going and I have trouble breathing," said Bill Wilson, a resident of the San Miguel condominiums, who said the smoke aggravates his asthma.

    At the urging of Councilman Jerry Kern, the Oceanside City Council in a 3-1 vote Wednesday instructed staffers to determine if the rings can be moved without running afoul of the California Coastal Commission, the paper reported.

    Councilwoman Esther Sanchez, a member of the Coastal Commission, said the commission has jurisdiction over the fire rings because they are considered a statewide asset.

    Read more: North County Times