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Smoke from BC wildfires leads to air quality statement for much of Alberta

CA, 16 Jul 2021
The blue skies in Edmonton were quickly blanketed by thick smoke on Thursday, bringing with it a strong smell and potentially serious health concerns.

The air quality in the Alberta capital hit 7 or higher on the air quality index which is considered high-risk.

As Global's Morgan Black reports, the smoke from wildfires in B.C. and Saskatchewan mixed with extreme heat has doctors telling vulnerable people to stay inside.

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