Kansas Grass Fires Prompting Health Advisories in Lincoln

LINCOLN -- It may seem like to be a great day to be outdoors to begin Easter weekend, when in all reality it isn't.  Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department officials have issued a Health Advisory for our area, since there are high levels of smoke in the air from agricultural burning down in Kansas.  Spokesman Scott Holmes tells KFOR News the amount of smoke in the air are impacting everyone, regardless of health conditions, especially those with asthma, lung disease, other respiratory conditions or heart disease. To avoid smoke exposure, you should stay inside and avoid strenuous physical activity.  To find out the latest air quality conditions in Lincoln, go to www.lincoln.ne.gov and type in keyword: air.

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