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Smoke From Rough Fire Causes More Patients At Valley Children’s Hospital
ABC News

As smoke from the Rough Fire continues to settle across the Valley floor, some of the littlest residents are feeling a big impact on their lungs. The National Park Service issued new evacuation orders on Thursday for Grant Grove and Wilsonia because of the fire. The wildfire continues to create hazy skies with thick smoke seen across the Valley.

Doctors and nurses at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera say they’ve seen an increasing number of young patients suffering from respiratory illnesses.