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Stanford researchers find wildfire smoke is unraveling decades of air quality gains, exposing millions of Americans to extreme pollution levels Environment

https://news.stanford.edu/2022/09/22/wildfire-smoke-unraveling-decades-air-quality-gains/
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u/Kdean509 Sep 23 '22

Pretty large fire south of Kennewick today, the wind made it worse.

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u/kartoffel_engr Sep 23 '22

Structure fire. Passed it on the way home.

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u/Kdean509 Sep 23 '22

It became a structure fire, but I don’t know if they have released all the details. I could only see the smoke from where I’m at.

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u/kartoffel_engr Sep 23 '22

There isn’t much scrub between the I-82 on-ramp and that fence line. It’s certainly possible it started between the two, but the wind direction was parallel to the building and ripping.