Ozone alert issued in Allen County for Friday


LIMA — An ozone alert has been issued by the Allen County Health Department and the Allen County office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.

According to the agencies, citizens are encouraged to take voluntary actions to help reduce ozone production. Recommendations include:

• Ride to work or school with a friend.

• Walk or ride your bike on shorter trips.

• Park your vehicle in a shaded area.

• Delay mowing your lawn until after the alert period.

• Fuel vehicles in early morning or after 6 p.m.

• Avoid cooking out over charcoal during the alert period.

For details, visit allen-ema.com/environment/ozoneaction-plan/

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