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Posted on: September 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Smoke Advisory

Hazy sunset over City of Eugene

(Posted Sept. 7, 2020, 9 p.m.)


Central Lane 911 has been receiving many calls regarding the smoke in the Eugene and surrounding region. 


According to Lane Regional Air Protection Agency, the smoke is from wildfires in central Oregon and areas east of Lane County. It will be with us through at least tomorrow. 


Please do not call 911 about the smoke unless you see a specific source of a fire or smoke.


What You Can Do

  1. Stay indoors and keep windows and doors shut.
  2. Do not exercise outdoors.
  3. Be prepared for power loss by having flashlights, headlamps and candles available.
  4. If you have heart or lung disease or asthma, follow your healthcare provider’s advice.

Follow Lane Regional Air Protection Agency for air quality updates and information. 

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