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Lake Tahoe fire that closed Nevada 28 halted

A fire near Chimney Beach at Lake Tahoe.
A fire near Chimney Beach at Lake Tahoe.(Alert Tahoe Fire Camera)
Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 3:21 PM PDT|Updated: Oct. 30, 2020 at 4:05 PM PDT
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INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (KOLO) -4 P.M. UPDATE: Fire crews stopped the growth of a fire burning near Chimney Beach, the Lake Tahoe Basin of the U.S. forest Service reported Friday afternoon.

Crews stopped the Thunder Fire at less than an acre. Crews pulled fire hoses around the perimeter.

Nevada 28 remains closed in both directions.

ORIGINAL STORY: A fire in the Chimney Beach area south of Lake Tahoe has led to the closure of Nevada 28 from Sand Harbor to U.S. 50.

The fire is visible on the Alert Tahoe cameras but details about it were not immediately available.

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