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DOWNTOWN PLACERVILLE is barely visible through the smoke Tuesday morning. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

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Rim Fire smoke obscures area skies

By From page A1 | August 28, 2013

Coughing, red, burning eyes, difficulty breathing and it’s not even cold and flu season yet — it’s the smoke season. As smoke and ash from the American Fire near Foresthill and the Rim Fire in Tuolumne County roll into El Dorado County each morning, hundreds of people are affected.

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