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Air Quality Alert

CAC019-039-043-107-182300-
Fresno-Madera-Mariposa-Tulare-

Air Quality Alert Message
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
relayed by the National Weather Service - Hanford CA
1022 AM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued
an Air Quality Alert for the foothills and mountainous areas and
eastern parts of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties due to smoke
impacts from the Ferguson Fire.

The Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District has issued an
Air Quality for Mariposa County due to smoke impacts from the
Ferguson Fire.

This Air Quality Alert is in effect until the fire is
extinguished.

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, call your local San Joaquin Valley
Air District office. Fresno 559-230-6000, Bakersfield 661-381-
1809. For the Mariposa County call 209-966-2220.

Residents can also follow air quality conditions by downloading
the free Valley Air app, available in the Apple store or Google
Play.

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Bean/Bollenbacher




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