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Air quality update: Air quality is improving after response to local fire

Update as of 7:40 PM on May 19, 2023: As of this time, according to the U.S. Air Quality Index, air quality levels in the area are now in the “moderate” level. This means air quality is acceptable for most people, but if you are unusually sensitive to particle pollution, consider reducing your activity level or shorten the amount of time you are active outdoors. Click here to learn more and check current air quality levels by city or zip code.

Local officials and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency responded to a fire at Advantage Metals Recycling on May 19, 2023. The KCK Fire Department declared the fire under control as of 6:10 PM on May 19. 

Learn more about the fire at Advantage Metals Recycling.



Air Quality is a local air quality program that works to provide a cleaner, healthier environment for the citizens of Wyandotte County, KS. The department’s goals are met by implementing and enforcing local, state, and federal air quality laws. Programs and services that are available to help maintain a healthier environment.

Paid for (in part) by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.