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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 6:18 AM PDT on August 21, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 21, 2017


The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23,
2017.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies to
the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect through at least this
afternoon.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, go to www.Valleyair.Org or call your
local San Joaquin Valley air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000

For additional information in Mariposa County, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.



618 am PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

The San Joaquin Valley air pollution control district has issued
an air quality alert starting on August 19, 2017, due to smoke
impacts from the South Fork wildfire for Merced, Madera, and
Fresno counties.

This air quality alert is in effect until Wednesday, August 23,
2017.

The Mariposa County air pollution control district has also
issued an air quality alert for smoke impacts from the
South Fork wildfire in Mariposa County. This alert applies to
the area in and around the community of Wawona.

This air quality alert is in effect through at least this
afternoon.

Exposure to particle pollution can cause serious health problems,
aggravate lung disease, cause asthma attacks and acute
bronchitis, and increase risk of respiratory infections.

Residents are advised to use caution as conditions warrant.
People with heart or lung diseases should follow their doctors
advice for dealing with episodes of unhealthy air quality.

Additionally, older adults and children should avoid prolonged
exposure, strenuous activities or heavy exertion, as conditions
dictate.

For additional information, go to www.Valleyair.Org or call your
local San Joaquin Valley air district office.

Modesto 209-557-6400, Fresno 559-230-6000

For additional information in Mariposa County, go to
http://www.Mariposacounty.Org/index.Aspx?Nid=1434 or call
(209)966-2220.


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