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Palo Alto Police Department
Sunday October 27th, 2019 :: 05:09 p.m. PDT


Wind Shifts May Cause Smoke in Air; Only Call 911 for Emergencies

You may see smoke drift into the area because of the wildfires burning in Sonoma County depending on the wind shifting. No need to call it into our 24-hour dispatch center. Please keep the lines open for emergencies.

Spare the Air Bay Area has issued a Spare the Air Alert for tomorrow, October 28, due to smoke impacts from the Kincade Fire and local wildfires. Avoid smoke exposure by staying indoors, if possible. For more detailed information, visit

Palo Alto Police Department
275 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-329-2406

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