Air Quality Advisory Issued After Pfeiffer Fire in Big Sur

POSTED: 02:55 PM PST Dec 17, 2013    UPDATED: 04:20 PM PST Dec 17, 2013 
Smoke From Pfeiffer Fire
MONTEREY, Calif. -

As the smoke and ash from the Pfeiffer Fire continue to fall the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District has deployed air monitoring equipment to the Big Sur area to help determine the air quality. 

The district will also check out air quality for cities on the Monterey Peninsula.

The Monterey County Health Department has issued a health advisory for people in the area.

The Air Pollution Control District and Health Department offer the following recommendations for people affected by the smoke and ash.