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Western Wildfires Causing Health Concerns In Colorado


​DENVER (CBS4) – Headaches, burning eyes, and a scratchy throat. If you’re experiencing any of those symptoms, you’re not alone. At least 56 wildfires burning across the West are pouring smoke into Colorado.

Doctors say residents, especially those with lung or heart problems, should avoid the outdoors until the haze clears up.

The Labor Day haze covered up the Mile High City — turning Denver into a sort of L.A. East, and taking a toll on residents.

“Just hard to breathe. Real hard to breathe,” Mick Tuttle told CBS4’s Tom Mustin.

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