Californians are now lab rats for the long-term effects of toxic wildfire smoke | Alternet

Last Thursday, many of the 7 million people living in the San Francisco Bay Area woke up to the bonfire-like smell of a forest fire. The smoke from the state’s deadliest fire traveled 160 miles south from Butte Country, where the “Camp Fire” started, and has hovered over the Bay Area since. Friday will mark the eighth consecutive day residents have been inhaling smoky air and living in a environment that appears eerily apocalyptic with no definitive end in sight.

Source: Californians are now lab rats for the long-term effects of toxic wildfire smoke | Alternet

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