Among the solutions, S&T is seeking technology to enable real-time indoor visualization in low-visibility fire environments

California Wildfires: Is the Smoke Toxic to the East Coast?

As firefighters work endlessly to control California’s raging fires, experts warn of long-term damage from wildfire smoke that could affect millions – and potentially even those on the east coast.

The fires have burned through over 200,000 acres, blanketing parts of California with clouds of thick smoke.

So what are the biggest impacts of wildfires and why is the western US state so susceptible to such deadly blazes?

Read more at BBC

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