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Richmond, CA
Friday November 9th, 2018 :: 12:02 p.m. PST


Poor air quality due to Butte Co. fires; recommend to stay indoors; close windows, turn off air conditioning; monitor news for updates.

Smoky conditions from the Butte Co. wildland fires have compromised the air quality in our region.  We offer the following suggestions if you have respiratory challenges:

  • Close windows, air vents, and fireplace dampers
  • Turn off whole house fans, heating and air conditioning systems
  • Don’t forget to bring your pets inside too
  • Continue to monitor the news outlets, radio, internet or other mediums for updates
  • Call 911 if you need to report a life-threatening condition or event
The Richmond Fire Department has sent a crew of four firefighters as part of a Contra Costa County Task Force to help extinguish the  Butte County wildland fires..  They have arrived at base camp and will receive a working assignment this morning.  All City of Richmond fire resources remain at full staff.

Richmond, CA
440 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-233-1214

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