Wildland Fires, Smoke, and Effects on Air Quality

wildland-firefighting-forest-fireWith wildfires all up and down the west coast of the United States, clouds of smoke have been detected as far away as New York City. What are the long term effects of wildfire smoke on air quality and the health of residents in communities nearby?

We talk with Dr. Joe Holley about the health effects and what potential protective steps can be taken by individuals in those affected communities. We also talk with our emergency and disaster meteorologist Kyle Nelson about how his area of Colorado are messaging about air quality to residents and tourists who visit.

Also on the show were co-hosts Sam Bradley, and Jamie Davis.

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