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Air Quality Alerts

Fire and SMokeFUSD follows the US Environmental Protection Agency's colored flag program for determining how to categorize and respond to air quality issues in our area. Once air quality hits the "red" or "unhealthy" zone, we generally ask schools to limit or avoid outside activity and keep doors and windows closed.    

To determine local air quality, district staff monitor several websites, including:

When the air is particularly bad, district staff check these sites on the hour so as to be able to communicate accurate information to the sites via radios and email.