Laramie, Wy – Officials say the rise in forest fires in the state and region causing another problem air filled with smoke. Smoke filled air is being reported in many areas of the state and health and weather forecasters are urging people to pay attention. Department of Health Director Brent Sherrard says those who work outside or who exercise should be especially cautious. Sherrard says it is more dangerous the closer you are to a fire. He says those with asthma and other ailments should try and stay inside with windows closed.