How to protect yourself from wildfire smoke.

What is the health threat from wildfires and smoke?  

Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Many more chemicals can be released when wildfires reach man-made items or structures. Smoke can irritate both your eyes and respiratory system and worsen chronic heart and lung diseases.

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