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State Agencies Highlight Wildfire Preparation and Air Quality Awareness

As we move into the summer months, wildfires can occur throughout the state and nation. Wildfire smoke from both in-state and out-of-state wildfires can impact Montana’s air quality causing unhealthy air. The State of Montana has some helpful tips to protect Montanan’s health, homes and prevent wildfires.

Wildfire smoke can affect Montana communities even where there are no wildfires in the immediate vicinity.

“Air quality data consistently shows that Montana receives wildfire smoke from other states and British Columbia,” said Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Director Chris Dorringto...

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