Are the southern California fires affecting you? The is calling it an action day … if you are affected, what have you been able to do to reduce the effect it has on your asthma?
According to :
Winds could still reach 80 miles per hour, said Chief Ken Pimlott of Cal Fire, the state firefighting agency. “These will be winds where there will be no ability to fight fires,” he said. Wind blowing from the northeast raised fears that the fire could jump the freeway, into the area around the Brentwood neighborhood and where the sprawling Getty sits on a hilltop overlooking the 405.
and other major developments …
• The fires in total destroyed more than 300 homes, businesses and other buildings.
• Fire and smoke forced the closing of the 101 freeway — the main coastal route north from Los Angeles. More than 1,700 firefighters were working on the blaze there.
• Hundreds of schools were ordered closed for the rest of the week because of the thick blanket of smoke filling the skies.
AAFA has a for anyone who is trying to remember what we need to have prepared for in case of folks need to evacuate.
And big hugs to all affected!