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Quebec forest fires bring smoke to New Brunswick

Daniel Martins
Digital Reporter

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 1:29 PM -

Environment Canada is warning people in the New Brunswick to keep an eye on the air quality today.

Forest forest in Quebec have resulting in "significant smoke plumes" that are being carried over the province.

The agency says satellite pictures show a line of haze running from the Quebec border as far south as the boundary with Maine, that may drift close to the ground and addect air quality.

Fortunately, winds are expected to become more westerly this afternoon, pushing the smoke out over the Gulf of St. Lawrence and improving air quality.

You can check your province's fire danger risk here.

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