Schools closed throughout the Bay Area due to poor air quality caused by smoke from Camp Fire

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- After some hesitation, many Bay Area colleges and public schools decided to cancel classes. Some of those orders went into effect immediately. Others were planned for Friday or beyond.

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Within a few hours, the air quality index got noticeably worse, as college students on different campuses tried to shield themselves from the persistent smoke.

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