Brush fire near Verdi in mop-up

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VERDI, NV (KOLO)-- Crews are mopping up the 5-acre Sunrise 2 Fire in the Dog Canyon area near Verdi, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District reported.
The cause of the fire has not been determined.

The Sunrise Creek Fire near Verdi. Photo by Joshua Kroger.

About 25 homes were threatened when the fire started. The U.S. Forest Service will take over management of the fire.

Voluntary evacuations were called off early, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District reports.

The fire near Dog Valley Road was reported about 5:24 p.m. Thursday. The fire was on the California side of the border.

It burned in grass, sagebrush and timber, Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center reports.

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The fire in the Dog Valley area near Verdi. Photo by Bridget Chavez/KOLO.