Officials see spike in smoke-related illness



BAD BREATHING—Flames from the Hillfire burn down a hillside Nov. 8 at the Vallecito Mobile Home Community in Newbury Park. Smoke from wildfires affects the air quality. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn NewspapersNot only have the Woolsey and Hill fires carved a destructive path through more than 100,000 acres of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, they’re creating continuing respiratory risks for everyone—especially kids, the elderly and people with pre-existing lung problems, officials said.
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