[Update at 5 p.m.] Smoke Update for Trinity County

Press release from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Updated to most recent version at 5 p.m.:

TCSO

TRINITY COUNTY Fire activity continues to keep fire departments active in all areas of California. Continued dry, hot, windy conditions through the weekend will keep fire danger high.

People who are at greatest risk of experiencing symptoms due to smoke include: those with respiratory disease (such as asthma), those with heart disease, young children, and older adults. These sensitive populations should stay indoors and avoid prolonged activity. All others should limit prolonged or heavy activity and time spent outdoors. Even healthy adults can be affected by smoke. Seek medical help if you have symptoms that worsen or become severe.

High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filters have been placed at the following locations:

Hayfork Evacuation Center

Solid Rock Church

66 Tule Creek Road

Hayfork

Mad River Evacuation Center

Van Duzen Community Center

591 Van Duzen Road

Mad River

Hyampom Arts Magnet School

148 Corral Bottom Road

Hyampom

Golden Age Center (Until 7PM Sunday)

201 Browns Ranch Rd

Weaverville, CA 96093

Guidelines:

1.5-3 miles visibility

People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid heavy or prolonged exertion.

1-1.5 miles visibility

People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid all physical activity outdoors.

Under 1 mile visibility

Everyone should avoid all physical activity outdoors. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should remain indoors and keep activity levels low.

For additional information, see the Wildfire Smoke Public Service Announcement at http://www.ncuaqmd.org/files/Wildfire/NCUAQMD%20PSA%20for%208-1-15%20updated.pdf

 

 

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