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These Pictures Of California’s Air Quality After The Wildfires Are Horrifying

Smoke from the fires has made the air hazardous to breathe in many areas, particularly in Northern California.

Posted on November 17, 2018, at 3:53 p.m. ET

The Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco is obscured by smoke and haze from wildfires on Friday.
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The Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco is obscured by smoke and haze from wildfires on Friday.

A man wearing a disposable particulate respirator walks along Skyway Road in Paradise, California, on Thursday.
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A man wearing a disposable particulate respirator walks along Skyway Road in Paradise, California, on Thursday.

Pedestrians wear masks during their commute in San Francisco on Thursday.
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Pedestrians wear masks during their commute in San Francisco on Thursday.

The sun cuts through thick haze in Paradise on Thursday.
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The sun cuts through thick haze in Paradise on Thursday.

Pedestrians wear masks to deal with the smoke from the Camp fire that shrouds the state Capitol in Sacramento, California, on Thursday.
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Pedestrians wear masks to deal with the smoke from the Camp fire that shrouds the state Capitol in Sacramento, California, on Thursday.

The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge is obscured by smoke from the wildfires on Friday.
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The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge is obscured by smoke from the wildfires on Friday.

Camp fire evacuees wear disposable face masks as they walk along a path in the makeshift tent city in Chico, California, on Thursday.
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Camp fire evacuees wear disposable face masks as they walk along a path in the makeshift tent city in Chico, California, on Thursday.

Downtown San Francisco is obscured by smoke on Friday.
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Downtown San Francisco is obscured by smoke on Friday.

A man sleeps with a mask on at an evacuee encampment in a Walmart parking lot in Chico on Thursday.
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A man sleeps with a mask on at an evacuee encampment in a Walmart parking lot in Chico on Thursday.

People wait in line to buy masks at a hardware store in San Francisco on Friday.
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People wait in line to buy masks at a hardware store in San Francisco on Friday.

Aquatic Park and Ghirardelli Square draped in smoke and haze from wildfires on Friday.
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Aquatic Park and Ghirardelli Square draped in smoke and haze from wildfires on Friday.

An Oakland Raiders fan wears a mask during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Chargers at the Oakland Coliseum on Nov. 11.
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An Oakland Raiders fan wears a mask during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Chargers at the Oakland Coliseum on Nov. 11.

Open-air cable car service on the California Street line is suspended because of the poor air quality from wildfires in San Francisco on Friday.
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Open-air cable car service on the California Street line is suspended because of the poor air quality from wildfires in San Francisco on Friday.

Another view of the Golden Gate Bridge obscured by smoke and haze on Friday.
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Another view of the Golden Gate Bridge obscured by smoke and haze on Friday.


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