Mosquito Fire Smoke Engulfs Reno, Causing 'Unhealthy' Air Quality

Smoke from the Mosquito fire in California engulfed Reno, Nevada, and surrounding areas on September 11, causing the air quality in the region to reach an “unhealthy” state, according to Air Now

Timelapse footage posted by the National Weather Service showed the smoke cloud move over the city on Sunday afternoon.

The poor air quality was likely to continue until at least Tuesday, according to Air Now.

The Mosquito fire covered 46,587 acres (about 73 square miles) and was 10 percent contained on Monday, according to Cal Fire. Credit: NWS Reno via Storyful

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