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Harms of Wood Smoke

You burn it, you breathe it.

Everyone is at risk

  • You, your family, your pets, your neighbors, your community

Wood Smoke Contains Harmful Substances

  • Gases and tiny particulate matter (PM2.5)
  • Benzene, Formaldehyde, Acrolein, Methane, Acetaldehyde, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Wood Smoke Can Affect You

wood smoke public notice

Smoke can end up anywhere

  • Indoors or outdoors
  • Places where people play, work, and live

Limit Your Exposure

  • Wood Smoke Health Impacts
  • Stay indoors
  • Keep away from smoky areas
  • Switch to different heat sources when the air is bad
  • Talk to your physician about any concerns

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