Information on Smoke & Current Wildfires
To report emergencies or to request assistance, contact the California State Warning Center at 800.852.7550
This page last reviewed December 16, 2011
Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke
Find important general information in this News Release
How to choose a quality mask
Wildfire smoke can irritate your eyes, nose, throat and lungs. It can make you cough and wheeze, and can make it hard to breathe. Please see the CA Department of Public Health's recommendation for facemasks and respirators.
Sacramento County Health video
Here’s the link to the Sacramento County Department of Health & Human Services wildfire smoke video from 2008.
EPA Region 9 Emergency Air Resources
Information from EPA's Region 9 on Emergency Air Resources
US Forest Service Air Resource Management
The Forest Service works to protect air quality by working with industry and regulators, monitoring air and the resources affected by air pollution and by providing the public with information about air quality. Please visit Air Resource Management for more information.
An ad hoc federal, state, tribal, and local interagency organization designed to assist with preparedness and coordinated response to major airborne releases and other emergencies with air quality impacts.