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How to protect yourself from Valley wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke drifted back into the Illinois Valley early Saturday morning from the McKinney Fire in Northern California.Since fire season is in full swing, you should know how to take precautions when there is hazardous air quality.Being prepared for fire season is especially important for the health of children, older adults, and people with heart or lung disease.Consider purchasing a portable air cleaner or high-efficiency HVAC Filter:You may decide . . .

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