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          Particulate Concentrations are forecasted not to exceed 25 μg/m3.

          Burn Restrictions

          None.

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          Particulate Concentrations are forecasted to exceed 25 μg/m3.

          Voluntary Burn Restrictions

          Residents are requested to voluntarily stop operation of solid fuel, pellet, and waste oil burning appliances, as well as masonry heaters and all outdoor burning that includes recreational fires such as bonfires, campfires and the use of fire pits, non-permitted incinerators and burn barrels. (more...)

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          Particulate Concentrations are forecasted to exceed 35 μg/m3.

          Burn Restrictions

          Burning is permitted in all borough listed appliances. No fuel source may be added to the combustions chamber or firebox of any non-listed solid fuel burning appliance or waste oil burning appliance. Residents should rely instead on their home’s alternate, cleaner source of heat until the Stage 2 air alert is cancelled. (more...)

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          Particulate Concentrations are forecasted to exceed 55 μg/m3.

          Burn Restrictions

          No fuel source may be added to the combustions chamber or firebox of any solid fuel burning appliances, masonry heaters, pellet fuel burning appliances, cook stoves, fireplaces, or waste oil burning appliances. Residents should rely instead on their home’s alternate, cleaner source of heat until the Stage 3 air alert is cancelled. (more...)

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          By order of the state of Alaska and the Fairbanks North Star Borough, the use of all open fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger are prohibited until further notice. Please visit the State of Alaska’s website at http://alaska.gov/ or the FNSB website at http://fnsb.us/ for more information.

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          These restrictions shall not apply during a power failure or to EPA-certified solid fuel burning appliances, EPA Phase II qualified hydronic heaters with an annual average emission rating of 2.5 grams or less, masonry heaters or pellet fuel burning appliances when the temperature is below -15 Fahrenheit as recorded at the Fairbanks International Airport. (more...)

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          AQI Levels from 0 to 50.

          Cautionary Statement

          None.

          Health Statement

          None.

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          AQI Levels from 51 to 100.

          Cautionary Statement

          Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.

          Health Statement

          None.

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          AQI Levels from 101 to 150.

          Cautionary Statement

          People with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children should limit prolonged exertion.

          Health Statement

          Increasing likelihood of respiratory symptoms in sensitive individuals, aggravation of heart or lung disease and premature mortality in persons with cardiopulmonary disease and the elderly.

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          AQI Levels from 151 to 200.

          Cautionary Statement

          People with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children should avoid prolonged exertion; everyone else should limit prolonged exertion.

          Health Statement

          Increased aggravation of heart or lung disease and premature mortality in persons with cardiopulmonary disease and the elderly: increased respiratory effects in general population.

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          AQI Levels from 201 to 300.

          Cautionary Statement

          People with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children should avoid outdoor activity; everyone else should avoid prolonged exertion.

          Health Statement

          Significant aggravation of the heart or lung disease and premature mortality in persons with cardiopulmonary disease and the elderly: significant increase in respiratory effects in the general population.

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          AQI Levels +301.

          Cautionary Statement

          Everyone should avoid any outdoor exertion; people with respiratory or heart disease; the elderly and children should remain indoors.

          Health Statement

          Significant aggravation of heart or lung disease and premature mortality in persons with cardiopulmonary disease and the elderly: significant increase in respiratory effects in the general population.

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          The information presented is the first available data from our air monitoring network. The values have not been verified for accuracy or been through the appropriate quality assurance and control validation procedures. Please contact the Air Quality office at 907.459.1005 if you have any questions.

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          Disclaimer

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          The information presented is the first available data from our air monitoring network. The values have not been verified for accuracy or been through the appropriate quality assurance and control validation procedures. Please contact the Air Quality office at 907.459.1005 if you have any questions.

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          Air Quality Forecast Recording:
          907.459.1234

          Phone:
          907.459.1005

          Address:
          3175 Peger Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709