Asbestos and Wildfire
December 22, 2022
Read this article about how wildfires pose a threat for asbestos exposure. https://www.asbestos.com/asbestos/natural-disasters/
When structures built before 1980, when asbestos was common in construction, catch fire, asbestos products release carcinogenic fibers that become airborne and transportable in smoke.
This article has tips for asbestos exposure prevention for wildfires, exposure during wildfire, and cleanup after. Please read the article attached for more information.