Wildfire safety tips

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Wildfires are becoming increasingly common around the world. Rising global temperatures are causing hotter and drier environments that create ideal conditions for these deadly and destructive fires. Wildfires pose an immediate risk to anything in their path, while the smoke from wildfires presents a far-reaching and long-lasting risk, particularly to children.

As wildfires grow in size and frequency, and because of the smoke’s ability to travel long distances, it’s important that parents and caregivers learn how to protect their families from the harmful effects of wildfire smoke. Learn how wildfires affect children and ways to protect your family with these tips.