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Health Department Warns Of Dangerous Haze

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Haze in Denver (credit: CBS)

Haze in Denver (credit: CBS)

GALLERIES: COLORADO'S WORST WILDFIRES

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The Colorado health department is warning of dangerous haze from wildfires in southwest Colorado and Arizona.

The department says the fires are creating a dangerous haze over Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Walsenburg, Trinidad, Alamosa, Westcliffe, Canon City and surrounding areas.

The health department says people with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, young children and the elderly should limit prolonged exertion.

The department says some people should consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is making them ill.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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