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Protect Yourself from Wildfire and Prescribed Burns Smoke

Sedona AZ (September 18, 2018) – Wildfire smoke is a mixture of small particles, gases and water vapor. The primary health concern is the small particles. These small particles can cause burning eyes, runny nose, scratchy throat, headaches and illness (i.e., bronchitis). They can also worsen chronic heart and lung disease (i.e., asthma, emphysema and COPD). Many factors play into a person’s... 

Another Sedona Smoky Sky

Photo courtesy of Sedona Fire District. Sedona AZ (September 18, 2016) – Today as you were out and about Sedona, you may have seen and or smelled smoke in the air. The Sedona Fire District has issued a notice that two lightning-caused managed fires burning in surrounding areas are affecting local air quality. The SedonaEye.com interviewed several Fay Canyon hikers who had returned to their trailhead... 

Prescott Basin Prescribed Burn Continues

Forest prescribed burn method Sedona AZ (July 27, 2016) – Prescott National Forest fire managers plan to continue fuels treatment in the Prescott Basin.  Benefits from these treatment help to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to the wild land urban interface and increase ecosystem and community resilience. The burning will start on Thursday, July 28, 2016, and could continue through Friday, August... 
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