The District of Kent is responding to the poor air quality in the area.
To offer short-term respite from the smoky air in Agassiz-Harrison, the district as set up community two clean air shelters in Agassiz for Thursday and Friday (Aug. 12 and 13).
The Agassiz Library (7140 Cheam Avenue) will be open until 6 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.
The Community Recreation and Cultural Centre (6660 Pioneer Avenue) will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday. The CRCC is also equipped with a water bottle filling station.