Wildfire Smoke Information

  • Current Advisories for Shasta County
  • What is wildfire smoke?
    • Wildfire smoke is a mix of gases and fine particles from burning vegetation, building materials, and other materials.
    • Wildfire smoke can make anyone sick.  Even someone who is healthy can get sick if there is enough smoke in the air.
  • Health Impacts/effects
    • Coughing
    • Trouble breathing normally
    • Stinging eyes
    • A scratchy throat
    • Runny nose
    • Irritated sinuses
    • Wheezing and shortness of breath
    • Chest pain
    • Headaches
    • An asthma attack
    • Tiredness
    • Fast heartbeat
  • How to protect yourself and family
  • Outdoor Worker Safety
  • What is wildfire smoke?