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Wildfire Smoke Causes Air Warning

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They’re recommending that all outdoor gatherings and sporting events be cancelled until further notice because of potentially hazardous levels of smoke.

El Dorado County Health Officer Jason Eberhart-Phillips says they’re also advising businesses in the Y-area of South Lake Tahoe to shut down. 

"We’re asking that businesses providing non-essential services close voluntarily at least while the visibility around their places of business remains very low."

He says people with lung or heart disease and the elderly are advised to leave areas where levels of particulate matter are high.

 Angora Fire

Steve Milne

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Steve is the voice of Capital Public Radio News as anchor of Morning Edition and Insight. He covers stories on a wide range of topics including: business, education, real estate, agriculture and music. Steve also produced stories for CapRadio.org.   Read Full Bio 

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