Walnut chip fire in Tulare County prompts air quality warning

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A fire in Tulare County is prompting an air quality health alert. Haze and smoke could be seen from the city of Porterville. (KFSN)

A fire in Tulare County is prompting an air quality health alert. Haze and smoke could be seen from the city of Porterville.

Not far from here the Tulare County Fire Department is battling a Walnut Chip Fire cause by spontaneous combustion.

Because of the fire air district officials are urging people who live in Porterville, Visalia, and neighboring communities to stay indoors-- especially if you can smell the smoke.

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