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AQMD: Smoke From Sayre Fire Making Air Unhealthy

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The Air Quality Management District have issued a smoke advisory in the San Fernando Valley for today due to the Sayre fire currently burning. They caution that "all individuals are urged to exercise caution and avoid unnecessary outdoor activities in any area directly impacted by smoke. This includes areas where residents can see or smell smoke."

Air quality is expected to reach "unhealthy levels n areas directly impacted by smoke, including the San Fernando Valley, portions of the San Gabriel Mountains near the fire, and the northwest Los Angeles County coastal area." Residents in other areas of LA County with respiratory ailments or other sensitivities to air conditions may experience difficulties breathing due to smoke from the fire.