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Chico State Discusses Campus Situation during Camp Fire

California State University has closely monitored the Camp Fire burning in northeastern Butte County.

Posted: Nov 9, 2018 5:18 PM
Updated: Nov 10, 2018 2:09 AM

UPDATE 5:53 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 - Chico State will not resume classes until Nov. 26. Campus operations will remain closed through Friday, Nov. 16, except for essential personnel. 

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CHICO, Calif. - California State University has closely monitored the Camp Fire burning in northeastern Butte County.


The fire has caused numerous parents of students to be concerned about the proximity of the flames and how the school is responding to safety.


Action News Now spoke to Sean Murphy, public relations coordinator for Chico State to talk about how the school is talking to students about the situation.


Murphy does not know how long the school will be closed, Monday is already a federal holiday, and the Chancellor and Provost of the university are discussing the future plans.


Watch the video to learn how students can get free N-95 masks.

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