Massive Camp Fire forces red air alert, prompts Bay Area school closures

By By Ashley McBride Smoke from the destructive Camp Fire in Butte County blanketed the Bay Area on Friday, forcing air quality officials to issue a red alert. The air quality — worse than notoriously smoggy Beijing — has even prompted some schools to close.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District rated air quality in the unhealthy range and warned residents to limit their time outdoors, keep windows closed and stay hydrated.
“We’re going to have smoke throughout the day and probably into early next week due to the weather pattern,” said Kristine Roselius, an agency spokeswoman. [READ MORE HERE]

Source: SF Gate

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