Northeastern Ontario and Quebec are experiencing raging forest fires at the moment that have made Environmental Canada put out a special air quality alert. Toronto residents are even reporting a “campfire smell” in the air which can surely be alamring.
The fires, more than 200 forest fires, are the cause for air quality to dip and become unsafe in Canada as well as New York who is also experiencing air alerts.
Real life updates can be found by following this site, which will report on how air quality is progressing, and it appears that air quality is going to be bad well through until tonight and possibly tomorrow.
Anyone experiencing headaches, itchy throat, sneezing, and dizziness are likely affected by the unhealthy air quality and are recommended to head indoors if at all possible. Animals should also be brought indoors and dogs shouldn’t be taken on long walks.