Schools in 22 districts around San Diego County are scheduled to be closed tomorrow because of the wildfires that broke out around the region today.
According to the San Diego County Office of Education, all campuses will be closed in the Cardiff, Del Mar Union, Encinitas Union, Escondido Union Elementary, Escondido Union High, Fallbrook Union Elementary, Fallbrook Union High, Grossmont Union High and Lakeside Union districts.
Other closures for Thursday are planned for the Oceanside Unified, Poway Unified, Ramona Unified, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego Unified, San Dieguito Union High and San Marcos Unified district schools.
Also, schools in the San Pasqual Union, Solana Beach, Vallecitos, Valley Center-Pauma Unified and Vista Unified districts will not be open Thursday.
Cathedral Catholic High School, a private parochial school, will also be closed.
Cal State San Marcos, which was evacuated because of a major wildfire in the hills above campus, will also be shut down Thursday. Palomar College and MiraCosta College canceled classes for tonight, but the campuses are set to be open Thursday.
Decisions on whether the schools will be reopened on Friday will be made Thursday afternoon.
Campuses in the Carlsbad Unified School District are set to be closed tomorrow and Friday, according to Superintendent Suzette Lovely.
San Diego Unified officials originally planned to remain open, but said they decided to shut down after receiving recommendations from the county Office of Education and county Office of Emergency Management.
—City News Service