Smoke from a peat fire
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Smoke from a peat fire

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Title: Smoke from a peat fire (Links to English resource)
Summary: The Department of Health and Human Services has prepared this general information so that you know what to do to protect your health and the health of anyone in your care who may be exposed to smoke from a peat fire. Peat fires are uncommon and generally occur in locations away from populated areas. Peat fires smoulder for a long time and can be difficult to put out. Smoke contains fine particles, water vapour and gases including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxides. Some peat fires may produce sulfur compounds which can be odourous.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Publishing date: November 2016
Last reviewed: November 2018

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