Sometimes we want fast information. Scanners and sites like Nextdoor, Yubanet, and FaceBook may get updates out more quickly than some of the other, more official, sources. Keep in mind, though, that these may include opinions, unverified info, or mistaken observations.
Live camera feeds may be useful too. See this Ledger news article for details. You could also explore this detailed air quality site. In addition to smoke mapping, the site also includes a page on resources.