BREAKING NEWS: Some Schools, Colleges Closed Today Due to Smoke from Butte County's 'Camp Fire'

Due to the heavy smoke continuing today from the 20,000 acre ‘Camp Fire’ in Butte County, certain schools across Sonoma County will be closed today. This from Steve Herrington, superintendent of schools for Sonoma County, and Diane Kitamura of the Santa Rosa City School District.

The closure list includes the following schools:

    • Alexander Valley Union, Healdsburg
    • Bennett Valley Union, Santa Rosa
    • Cloverdale Unified, Cloverdale
    • Forestville Union, Forestville
    • Geyserville Unified, Geyserville
    • Guerneville School District, Guerneville
    • Harmony Union, Occidental
    • Healsdsburg Unified, Healdsburg
    • Horicon
    • Kenwood School District, Kenwood
    • Mark West Union, Santa Rosa/Larkfield
    • Monte Rio Union, Monte Rio
    • Oak Grove Union,  Santa Rosa
    • Piner-Olivet Union School District, Santa Rosa
    • Rincon Valley Union, Santa Rosa
    • Roseland School District, Roseland
    • Santa Rosa City Schools, Santa Rosa
    • Sebastopol Union, Sebastopol
    • Sonoma Valley Unified, Sonoma
    • Twin Hills Union, Sebastopol
    • Two Rock Union, Petaluma
    • West Sonoma County Union High School District, Sebastopol/Forestville
    • Wright School District, Santa Rosa
    • Windsor Unified, Windsor
    • SCOE special education classes held within the school districts that are closed
    • SCOE Transition Program classes for 18-22 year olds
    • Amarosa Academy (SCOE)
    • North Coast School of Education classes at SCOE
    • Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified High School District
    • Bellvue Unified School District
    • Petaluma Unified School District

According to Herrington, the smoke readings are lower in South Sonoma County, so as of 6am, they remain open. Officials from the Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University have also reported they will be closed today due to poor air quality.

Check back for updates as they become available.