Utah’s wildfires polluting the air

If your eyes are watering and there’s an in itch in your throat, you can probably thank the smoke sitting in the valley.

The pollution in the air isn’t just annoying, it is potentially dangerous.

Steve Packham, the Toxicologist with the Utah Division of Air Quality said, “Smoke irritates the eyes, ears and throat.”

The junk in the air is called particulates. Our body is built to deal with them, but only to a certain point.

via Utah’s wildfires polluting the air – ABC4.com – Salt Lake City, Utah News.

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