Smoke Levels Near Helena Fire on 299 Are Hazardous
For the following areas until late afternoon today and returning in the evening:
TRINITY COUNTY: Weaverville, Lewiston, Junction City, Big Bar and areas along the river corridor adjacent to the fire).
Smoke levels in these areas have been classified as Hazardous. Smoke in these areas is creating a health hazard. Please watch for updates.
People are recommended to restrict outdoor activity.
Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include:
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Chest tightness or pain
Nausea or unusual fatigue
Cleaner Air Shelters in Trinity County:
Veterans Hall, 109 Memorial Drive, Weaverville. Open 24 hrs.
Please see the NCUAQMD’s General Public Service Announcement for recommendations on limiting smoke exposure.
For 24-hour Air Quality Advisory Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.
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