Trusted local news leader for Kingman, Arizona & Mohave County
Wed, Nov. 25
Photo detail

Smoke from wildfires that have scorched large parts of the West Coast this year are being linked to emergency room visits and deaths of the elderly and infirm. A wildfire in the Cerbat Mountains near Kingman this month is shown above. (Miner file photo)

Report a Typo Contact

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergency room visits to spike and potentially thousands of deaths among the elderly and infirm, according to an Associated Press analysis of pollution data and interviews with physicians, health authorities and researchers.

By MATTHEW BROWN and CAMILLE FASSETT, The Associated Press October 15, 2020
Event Calendar
Event Calendar link
Submit Event