Forest Fires
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This site has been updated and the resources below may not be the most current. Please see the updated Emergency Information site.

Before​ ​During ​After

Prepared for the potential health effects of a forest fire.




Forest fires can introduce contaminants into the air you breathe and disturb drinking water, along with disrupting daily life.

Air Quality:

Water Quality:

Staying Safe:

​Forest fire aftermath (especially if you have been evacuated) can bring concerns about your water, food, and septic system.


Water Quality:

Septic Systems:

Fire Retardants:

Returning to your Home:





MoH     PCQO