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Guelph Fire says stop dialing 911 about smokey air if it's not an emergency

Guelph Fire Department is reminding the public to only call 911 in an emergency
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A reminder from the Guelph Fire Department to only call 911 if there is an emergency.

The department said on Twitter it has been fielding "numerous calls about smoke in the air."

"We'd like to advise residents that the smoke/haze may be a result of the wildland fires in Quebec and northern Ontario as reported by Environment Canada," it said.

Smoke has been heading into the area over the last 24 hours as a result of the ongoing forest fires.

Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement for the area Monday afternoon, which remains in effect.


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