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Wildfire Smoke in Fort Bend County: Smoke from wildfires throughout Texas affecting air quality

Message from:

Fort Bend County
Office of Emergency Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The smoke and haze you see in the air over Fort Bend County is from the wildfires elsewhere in the state. There are currently no immediately threatening wildfires in Fort Bend County.

Citizens of Fort Bend County should not be alarmed by the smoke or haze; however, at the same time, citizens should be cognizant of the extreme fire danger that exists in our area at this time.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions

State health officials urge people to reduce their risk from wildfire smoke by taking the following precautions:

  • Stay indoors or limit outdoor activities as much as possible.
  • Avoid physical exertion.
  • Keep windows and doors of your home shut.
  • If you have air conditioning, run it with the fresh-air intake closed. Set wall units to “re-circulate.”
  • Reduce other sources of indoor air pollution, such as cigarette smoking, burning candles, frying food and using aerosol products or fireplaces.
  • Do not use vacuum cleaners which can stir up dust already inside your home.
  • Keep your airways moist by drinking plenty of water.
  • Consider leaving the area or going to a shelter until smoke conditions improve.
  • Common symptoms of smoke exposure include coughing, scratchy throat, irritated sinuses, shortness of breath, chest pain, headaches, stinging eyes and runny nose.

People should seek medical help if they have symptoms that worsen or become severe. Those without air conditioning should watch for signs of heat exhaustion such as fatigue, nausea, headache and vomiting.

Don’t let your brand get lost in translation

Starlight Communication once again had the pleasure of working with a repeat client, Pilar Torres of MAS Branding. In the past, Starlight assisted this  Houston-based consultation firm with their editorial needs. This time, we expanded to assist them with their web requirements. MAS Branding serves new businesses and established organizations reach out to the Hispanic market.

“Hispanic Community is a growing population and by tapping into this market, businesses can gain a lot of exposure,” says Torres. MAS Branding believes that marketing efforts should not “get lost in translation.”

Check out their website at www.masbranding.com.

 

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