Where there’s wildfire smoke, there’s suffering

News Type: State, Regional Source: Mountain West News
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The small, sad harms of a summer spent indoors to avoid wildfire smoke.

This year’s fire season in the West started out early and is on pace to be one of the worst ever. For those in the path of the flames, it is a major emergency, a life-altering, even life-threatening disaster. For a much larger group of Westerners, these fires inflict a lesser but chronic cost. We are smoked in.