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Wildfire Smoke and Indoor Air Quality: How to Create a Clean Room at Home

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Wildfire Smoke and Indoor Air Quality: How to Create a Clean Room at Home
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EPA’s Indoor Environments Division is pleased to announce a new video on Wildfire Smoke and Indoor Air Quality: How to Create a Clean Room at Home.

During a wildfire or prescribed fire, local officials may advise you to stay indoors as air quality becomes unhealthy from smoke.  While sheltering, some outdoor smoke, which is a complex mixture of gases and fine particles, can enter your home and affect your indoor air quality.

This video will show you step-by-step how to create a clean room to reduce your family’s exposure to wildfire smoke while indoors. Watch the video to learn more about:

  • What is a clean room?
  • Who can benefit from spending time in a clean room?
  • How you can set up a clean room at home.

Learn more about Wildfires and Indoor Air Quality and How to Create a Clean Room.