Fire Disaster Resources

PACL has put together this page of resources to help our community find information on the Camp Fire and find ways to help fire victims.

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Clearn Air Centers Clearn Air Centers

Santa Clara County maintains a list of clean air centers open to the public.
Santa Clara County maintains a list of clean air centers open to the public.
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Consumer Reports: In-home Air Purifiers Consumer Reports: In-home Air Purifiers

What are your options? Consumer Reports reviewed 35 different models of portable air filters in June of 2012.
What are your options? Consumer Reports reviewed 35 different models of portable air filters in June of 2012.
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Understanding Wildfires Understanding Wildfires

recommended by ChrisPACL
Books and videos to help children understand how forest fires occur and their impact on California.
Books and videos to help children understand how forest fires occur and their impact on California.
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Real-time IoT Air Quality Data Real-time IoT Air Quality Data

PurpleAir's AQI map uses a collection of PMS5003 laser particle counters put in place by people in their backyard.
PurpleAir's AQI map uses a collection of PMS5003 laser particle counters put in place by people in their backyard.
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City of Palo Alto Family Resources City of Palo Alto Family Resources

Find local family resources and services through the City of Palo Alto website, or call 329-2221 for help.
Find local family resources and services through the City of Palo Alto website, or call 329-2221 for help.
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PM2.5 Visualized PM2.5 Visualized

This map visualization offers an interactive view of how wildfire smoke interacts with the land, sea and air across the globe.
This map visualization offers an interactive view of how wildfire smoke interacts with the land, sea and air across the globe.
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Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke

The hazards of wildfire can extend well beyond the flames. This video from the California Air Resource Board explains many of the risks.
The hazards of wildfire can extend well beyond the flames. This video from the California Air Resource Board explains many of the risks.
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Wildfire Safety Tips Wildfire Safety Tips

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District provides more links and resources for wildfire safety.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District provides more links and resources for wildfire safety.
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Spare the Air Notifications Spare the Air Notifications

When a "Spare the Air" Alert is in effect, it is illegal to burn wood, manufactured fire logs, pellets, or any other solid fuels.
When a "Spare the Air" Alert is in effect, it is illegal to burn wood, manufactured fire logs, pellets, or any other solid fuels.
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Books on Fire Books on Fire

recommended by mryanhess
This list includes titles from our collection related to fires and firefighting.
This list includes titles from our collection related to fires and firefighting.
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