Riverside county warns residents about ash

Health officials raise awareness about the dangers of Holy Fire aftermath Photo by John Strangis/EnMediaThe dangers of a wildfire goes beyond the threatening flames when ashes are left behind. ■ County of Riverside / Contributed In the wake of the “Holy Fire,” Riverside County health officials are urging residents to take precautions as they clean up the ash that has fallen on their cars, homes and driveways as a result. “Just because it’s burned up doesn’t make it safe,” said public health officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser. “Ash can be toxic even in small quantities depending on where it came from.” Officials said residents should not begin the clean-up process while ash

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