[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.:
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
Mad River Evacuation Center
Van Duzen Community Center
591 Van Duzen Road
Hyampom Arts Magnet School
148 Corral Bottom Road
Golden Age Center (Until 7PM Sunday)
201 Browns Ranch Rd
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