West Reno brush fire halted; eastbound I-80 reopens
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -8:45 P.M. UPDATE: Interstate 80 is fully reopened.
5:25 P.M. UPDATE: Forward progress on a brush fire burning near Interstate 80 and McCarran Boulevard has been stopped at 5 acres, the Reno Fire Department reported.
One lane of eastbound Interstate 80 is being reopened.
There were no injuries and no structures lost due to the fire.
A fire investigator said it appears a downed power line started the fire.
ORIGINAL STORY: Eastbound Interstate 80 is closed in west Reno as crews respond to a brush fire on the southeast corner of McCarran and I-80.
The fire was reported at 4:01 p.m.
Smoke from the fire is visible on the Nevada Department of Transportation traffic camera.
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