Don't Get Burned When Buying Firewood

Need some firewood? The Oneida County Bureau of Weights and Measures wants to remind New Yorkers that friendly axe-wielding locals are required to provide firewood buyers with a detailed receipt that includes a declaration of responsibility, identity, and quantity.

Because many firewood dealers sell wood on an informal basis, they may not be aware of their responsibilities. Likewise, homeowners may not be aware that the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Law regulates firewood sales. I urge both buyers and sellers to be aware of the regulations to avoid problems after the sale.”

Picente urges homeowners to be smart when buying firewood [Oneida Dispatch]
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