A picture of a map showing the Washington Emergency Management area, with an emphasis on the Valley Regional Fire Authority's services.

Heavy smoke in our area, take precautions

We are seeing heavy smoke in our area today. Stay safe & be sure to keep doors and windows closed. Turn air conditioners on recirculate if you have one. Don’t draw the bad air inside your home.

Check air quality forecasts and monitors at wasmoke.blogspot.com

The smoke will continue to move around the state today as conditions deteriorate. Click here for a county-by-county breakdown.

Remember, this is not new smoke: this is smoke coming from Oregon and California. Don’t call 911 when you see smoke. Call 911 when you see a fire.

See more of what you can do to protect yourself here.