Fire Smoke causes officials to open Clean Air Centers in Trinity County

Aug 5, 2015 5:22 PM by News Staff

The wildfires burning in Trinity County has caused public health officials to open up clear air facilities for residents with respiratory problems.

Officials say people with asthma, heart disease and older adults are the one with the greatest risk experiencing symptoms.

All people should avoid strenuous work or exercise outdoors. They should avoid driving whenever possible.

Closing up a home by shutting windows and doors can give some protection from smoke.

County officials have opened up five centers for residents to use:

  • Hayfork Evacuation Center (Open 24 hours)

Solid Rock Church

Tule Creek Road, located in Hayfork

  • Roderick Senior Center

90 Corral Avenue, located in Hayfork

  • Mad River Evacuation Center (Open 24 hours)

Van Duzen Community Center

591 Van Duzen Road, located in Mad River

  • Golden Age Center

201 Browns Ranch Rd., located in Weaverville.

  • Junction City School

After School Program Room

430 Red Hill Rd., located in Junction City.

  • Burnt Ranch School

251 Burnt Ranch School, Road (Classroom #6)


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