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Response to Lordquinton (Reply #5)

Sat Sep 2, 2017, 04:42 PM

24. During our big regional fires I got some air purifiers from Costco to spread around the house...

They were affordable and the size and shape of a tower floor fan, about 3 feet high. You might try that inside with the windows shut. Outside, consider disposable face masks for the worst days.

I hope your car has AC like mine does. If so, get a clean filter. I asked my mechanic about that and he said they are good for I forget how many miles, but I pointed out my low mileage car is actually 11 years old and we've had 3 major regional fires in it's life. So for 35 bucks he pulled it out and put in a new one. The old one was all black and brown.

Other than that, if you have an allergist, go visit him/her. The worst for me was when all the poison oak burned off one time, but every time there's a fire the allergist's office is full of wheezy people. I've been maintaining well, myself, but still...

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