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(KSL News) – The fog is not only bringing down the temperatures and air quality, it's also keeping kids indoors during recess.
Alpine School District in Utah County is not allowing students to go outside for recess or lunch. And Provo and Nebo School Districts are leaving that decision up to the principals.
Health officials say the bad air quality is harder on the elderly and young children. It's also affecting people who have respiratory or heart disease. They are advising everyone to stay indoors and not exercise outside while it's still foggy.
This is the seventh day in a row that Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, and Cache county have been under a red burn condition. That means burning wood or coal unless it's the home's primary source of heat is not allowed.