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Wildfire Smoke Advisory Issued for Golden and Surrounding Areas

The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Interior Health issued a Smoke Advisory for Golden and surrounding areas because of forest fire smoke that is affecting some areas. Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change. Current hourly average PM2.5 concentrations are 29 micrograms per cubic metre, and the 24 hour average is 31 micrograms per cubic metre. Avoid strenuous outdoor activities. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, contact your health care provider: difficulty in breathing, chest pain or discomfort, and sudden onset of cough or irritation of airways. Exposure is particularly a concern for infants, the elderly and those who […]

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