Fresno

Clovis Unified cancels elementary school sports games due to poor air quality from wildfire smoke – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-09-24 16:07:07 –

Clovis, CA (KFSN)-The Unified School District of Clovis has canceled all elementary sports games scheduled for Friday due to wildfire smoke affecting the air quality of the Central Valley.

The district tells Action News that all sports games for secondary school will continue on schedule.

Air quality alerts are in effect today and throughout the weekend as smoke patches from burning wildfires in Tulare County and other parts of the state have settled in Central California.

Related: Experts calling attention to poor air quality in Central California

Inhaling the fine particles in wildfire smoke can reduce lung function and worsen asthma and other existing heart and lung conditions, aviation officials told Action News Thursday.

Experts urged people to limit their time outdoors, and those who have to be outdoors should have an N95 mask attached to protect their lungs from particulate matter. ..

This is a developing story.

Editor’s Note: The video above is from a previous broadcast and will be updated.

Copyright © 2021 KFSN-TV. all rights reserved.



Clovis Unified cancels elementary school sports games due to poor air quality from wildfire smoke Source link Clovis Unified cancels elementary school sports games due to poor air quality from wildfire smoke

Back to top button