El Dorado County Residents Receive Letters Warning About Smoke And Ash Damage From WildfireAlarming letters about wildfire damage are filling mailboxes in El Dorado County. They’re from attorneys claiming smoke and ash could be deteriorating homes.
Crews Face Hot, Windy Conditions To Protect Lake Tahoe Basin From Caldor Fireirefighters faced a critical day in efforts to prevent a massive California wildfire from reaching the Lake Tahoe resort region Saturday, fearing that hot, gusty winds could fuel the stubborn blaze.
Lake Tahoe’s Air Quality Now Worst In US At The Moment Due To Wildfire SmokeThe air around Lake Tahoe and Reno is thick with brown smoke this week, and the region is experiencing the worst air quality in the country by far, as the Caldor Fire torches its way through the Eldorado National Forest.
California Wildfires Lead To Air Quality Alerts In 7 StatesSeven western states are under air quality alerts due to raging wildfires, which have forced thousands to evacuate and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Smoke From California’s Wildfires Has Now Reached EuropeThe wildfires devastating California and other parts of the western United States are the worst in 18 years, with vast amounts of thick smoke affecting large areas of the North America and even reaching Northern Europe, scientists said Wednesday.
Seeping Under Doors, Bad Air From West's Fires Won't Ease UpDangerously dirty air spewing from the West Coast wildfires is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preventing people already shut away by the coronavirus pandemic from enjoying a walk or trip to the park.
How To Create A 'Clean Room' At Home To Filter Out SmokeIf smoke levels in your area are unhealthy and are expected to stay that way for a while, rather than evacuate, experts recommend staying inside and creating a special space with less exposure to smoke, called a "Clean Room."
Ski Resorts: 'We're Ready' For People Escaping The SmokeWith a thick blanket of smoke still suffocating the valley, people are headed up to the Sierra this weekend to escape.
Locals Escape Smoke Indoors At Sacramento Harvest Festival, Arden Fair MallEven as firefighters make progress containing the deadly camp fire, it's hazardous haze continued to choke much of Northern California, Friday.
When Will The Air Quality Improve In Sacramento?Thick smoke from the Camp Fire is forcing people, especially the elderly, young, and those with respiratory problems, inside their homes, prompting health warnings and school closures across the Sacramento region.
2018 Mandarin Festival Happening Despite Air Quality ConcernsThe Mountain Mandarin Festival will go on, as scheduled, despite Air Quality concerns.
Full List: Smoky Air Prompts Several Colleges And School Districts To CloseMany local school districts and college campuses have closed because of the air quality.
Officials Warn Generic Masks Can Do More Harm Than Good In Protecting LungsWhile Sacramento Health County officials urge people to stay away from generic masks, If you are near the fire, the mask may be necessary.
Where To Go This Weekend To Escape The SmokeSmoke from the Camp Fire is expected to stick around in the Sacramento Valley through the weekend, leaving many people looking toward the mountains to escape the poor air quality.
When Smoky Air Cancels School, CBS13 Reporter Brings Classroom Home Like many parents, CBS13's Lemor Abrams got caught in the thick of it, receiving a message from her son's school early Thursday morning.