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We've been lucky so far this fire season, with nothing major in our area, but there are a couple of fires burning in the distance, the Diablo and Sourdough fires. And we've seen some smoke from those fires, particularly last Friday and over the weekend. So how can you keep the smoke from getting in your house? Chelan Count PUD's Energy Efficiency Resource Advisor Josh Mitchell has some tips:

Other suggestions are to look for gaps of light in your closed doors, and fill those gaps with weatherization tape. If you have a fireplace, use some blue painters tape and a plastic garbage bag to seal up the fireplace opening. Mitchell also had a unique idea:

Mitchell also had an idea if you don't have a central air system:

There are other tips available at chelanpud-dot-org-backslash-smoke.

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