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Wildfire smoke forces school, college closures

Smoke from nearby wildfires has caused poor air quality in Reno, Nev. (SkyFiber)
Smoke from nearby wildfires has caused poor air quality in Reno, Nev. (SkyFiber)(KOLO / Sky Fiber)
Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 4:49 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - 5:25 A.M UPDATE: All Douglas County School District campuses will be open Tuesday.

5:05 A.M. UPDATE: All Washoe County School District campuses will be closed Tuesday because of the poor air quality.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Lake Tahoe Community College campus will be closed Tuesday due to poor air quality caused by nearby wildfires. The college will still offer virtual services.

Washoe County and Carson City schools will announce early Tuesday if they will be closed.

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