Air quality statement issued for Ottawa area; those exposed warned to take precautions

By Ottawa Citizen staff,

The active wildfires in northwestern Ontario have led to an Environment Canada air quality statement for the Ottawa area.

“If you or those in your care are exposed to wildfire smoke, consider taking extra precautions to reduce your exposure,” the statement read. “Wildfire smoke is a constantly-changing mixture of particles and gases which includes many chemicals that can be harmful to your health.”

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