Navy warms of health risk from smoke produced by Mount Vesuvius wildfires

Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES
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Wildfire smoke engulfs Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Navy officials issued a health advisory on Wednesday because of the smoke. Scott Wyland/Stars and Stripes SCOTT WYLAND/STARS AND STRIPES

Navy warms of health risk from smoke produced by Mount Vesuvius wildfires

by: Scott Wyland | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: July 14, 2017

NAPLES — Navy hospital officials issued an advisory saying the Mount Vesuvius wildfires’ heavy smoke could pose a health risk, especially to children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems.

A series of fires have blazed across the mountain’s wooded slopes for several days, generating massive smoke clouds that some people mistook for a volcanic eruption. Authorities on Monday ordered residents and tourists to evacuate areas where the fires might spread.

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