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Air quality advisory issued for Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley due to wildfire smoke

Eastern Fraser Valley’s air quality health index at ‘very high risk’.

The air quality in the Eastern Fraser Valley on Sunday was about the worst it could get.

Smoke from nearby wildfires has made its way into the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland prompting an air quality advisory.

Metro Vancouver Regional District issued the advisory Saturday afternoon due to high concentrations of fine particulate matter that are expected to last until a change in the weather.