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Are You Wildfire Ready?

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The 2023 Wildfire season is just around the corner, and the time to prepare for wildfires is now. The Valley Air District encourages residents to be prepared and plan for potential poor air quality due to wildfire smoke that might reach the Valley as we head into the hotter, drier time of the year. Predicting the severity of the ...

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Yosemite Pile Burning to Resume

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Smoke will be visible from various locations in Yosemite National Park (YNP) this week, February 6th through the 10th, as YNP Fire and Aviation crews resume pile burning in several locations. Areas to be included are near the Clinic in Yosemite Valley as well as the Ahwahnee Hotel/Sugar Pine Bridge area. Fire managers also hope to burn piles ...

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Valley Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Wildfire Smoke

Image of smoke over a forest.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The 2022 wildfire season has arrived in central California with isolated grass and wildland fires threatening to bring smoke into the San Joaquin Valley. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is encouraging residents to be prepared and plan now for potential poor air quality due to wildfire smoke that might reach the Valley as we ...

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