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Health officials offer tips during smoky conditions


August 8, 2018

Montana’s air quality has worsened this week due to fires burning in Oregon and California. State public health officials urge people across the state to take precautions as the potential for poor air quality reaches unhealthy levels in the coming days.

The Department of Environmental Quality’s Air Quality Bureau is predicting weather that could bring prolonged wildfire smoke exposure to communities in the state. Smoke levels can rise and fall depending on weather factors, including wind direction.

“The wildfire smoke in the area may increase one’s health risk, especially for olde...

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