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Alaska DEC Office Closure

DEC offices will be closed Friday, May 24 for a mandatory furlough day. Should you need assistance on this day, please call the mainline of the respective office location. Offices will reopen Tuesday, May 28.

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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