Fire on Slide Mountain fully contained

Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 9:34 AM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - FINAL UPDATE: The Slide Fire has been fully contained at 2 acres, the U.S. Forest Service reported.

The fire burned no structures.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Crews from the Forest Service, the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue and the Nevada Division of Forestry combatted the fire.

Update at 1:44 p.m.: Fire officials with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest say a wildfire on Slide Mountain is holding at around two acres and is around 50% contained as of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Original Article: A wildfire that started on Slide Mountain burned between five and ten acres Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning and is no longer spreading.

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District says the fire is not spreading and is burning in a rugged, desolate area. TMFPD officials say the fire is still putting off smoke as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Fire crews with the TMFPD responded to the mountain above Davis Creek Park around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. The blaze did not threaten structures.