Having just been through some of the worst fires ever on the West Coast of the US, wind is in control of the smoke. I can't imagine what could help with smoke. It's Ma Nature's thing, and you can't mess with Ma Nature :-)
The wind brings the smoke to somewhere and it takes it away. Large fires create their own wind. The smoke was so thick and horrible at one point in 2020 it turned the whole sky orange, believe it or not, for miles and miles. It was impossible to breathe outside, all vents to the basement were covered, put tape over unused electrical outlets, towels crammed under doors. The smoke in general, not always orange, was around for 25+ days coming from neighboring states and Canada. We just stayed inside with a filter on the box fan, shut the curtains, and binged on DVDs. It was only the wind that cleared that smoke away.
They are saying right now in May of 2023 that the smoke from the British Columbia fires could fill coastal towns all the way down to Central California, that's in the neighborhood of 1,000 miles.
The folks who were most worried about the long-term effects of that awful smoke were the vineyards and what it would do to their wine. It was the end of August, most of September, so most other fruit was finished by then.
Native plants stand the best chance of surviving. It's a little misleading when they say that plants are fire resistant. They shouldn't say plants are "fire proof," that's just really misleading. What they mean is that the plants will burn, but the odds are good they will come back. Plants that are native to fire-prone areas have survived fires for millennia. Plenty of the redwood trees on the West Coast have been burned to columns of black char, and they are now sprouting out all along their trunks...well, 25%-40% of them, anyway. It's stunning, and amazing. But they still burned at the time.
One fella got his house burned early on in his homeowner history, then built a home out of cinderblocks, and a big, hot fire burned that to the ground.
Being prepared for fire is the most important thing, 100+ feet of clearance around buildings, trimmed trees and bushes, thousands of gallons of stored water, and tanks protected at all costs, water that will have to be moved by a gas-powered water pump and lines that won't burn (because the power goes out, no electricity to run the well pump.) High water pressure created by the water pump will get the water onto the roof or into sprinklers that will shoot far enough to help.
Fires and smoke are inconvenient when they are somewhere else. Fires are a nightmare when they turn your life upside down, and that's really what is important to be prepared for. :-)