Seattle Chokes as Wildfire Smoke From Canada Blankets the Northwest

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Seattle Chokes as Wildfire Smoke From Canada Blankets the Northwest

August 7, 2017

Usually, clear blue skies mark the end of summer in the Northwest. But not this year. Smoke from fires in British Columbia, combined with record breaking temperatures saw an uptick in patients seeking medical attention for smoke-induced ailments, according to a UW Medicine spokeswoman.

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