Wildfire Smoke Prompts Air Quality Alert

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 9:35 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK - For the second day in a row, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality health advisory for all of eastern Oklahoma.

According to the DEQ, wildfires in eastern Oklahoma are producing localized smoke causing elevated levels of fine particulate.

DEQ says sensitive individuals should take precautions. 

The advisory urges those sensitive groups to avoid busy traffic areas and limit outdoor exposure.

Read the release from the DEQ.