Smoke from Wildfires Affect Big Bend

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Firefighters are making slow progress against the wild fires that have forced more than a thousand people from their homes and destroyed 14 houses.

Officials are urging residents in our area to exercise caution when outdoors. Due to the smoke, smoke inhalation symptoms can develop such as shortness of breath, coughing, and headaches. If use experience any of these symptoms seek medical attention.

We will be monitoring the story throughout the day.