Air quality deteriorates across region
Boyz II Men Concert, college football practice cancelled
Last updated 8/19/2023 at 5:04pm
MEDICAL LAKE - Smoke from the growing Gray Fire has prompted the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency to advise residents to reduce steps to reduce their exposure.
The fire had grown to between 8,000 and 9,500 acres, according to local fire officials.
Airborne particulates and ash were falling around Medical Lake, Cheney, Four Lakes, Tyler and other areas.
Because of the air quality deterioration, several activities have been canceled in the area.
In Cheney, Eastern Washington University cancelled its football practice Saturday.
"Conditions will continue to be monitored in accordance with offi...