September 04, 2017 - 4:33 PM
The Sacramento Bee
Trinity County Supervisor Judy Morris’ voice was raspy Monday, like a smoker’s.
She doesn’t smoke.
She was hoarse from days of breathing smoky air from the Helena Fire. The 8,940-acre fire erupted Wednesday west of Weaverville in isolated, forested northwestern California.
“The air is just awful. Just awful,” Morris said.