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Air Quality Advisory issued for Tucson area Thursday, June 11

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Jun 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 15:44:50-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Pima County Department of Environmental Quality extended an Air Quality Advisory Thursday.

The Bighorn and Tortolita Fires have caused particulate matter and ground-level ozone to pollute the air near the fire. The advisory was originally issued for Wednesday.

Children, older adults and those with heart or lung disease are advised to keep outdoor activities to a minimum.

For more information, visit PDEQ’s website.