Pleasant Valley brush fire contained at 12.5 acres

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PLEASANT VALLEY, NV (KOLO) - Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District has contained a brush fire in Pleasant Valley at 12.5 acres. Earlier estimates had it as high as 50 acres and as low as five.

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Flames were reported in the area of Cooks Drive and Temelec Way about 5:30 p.m. July 8, 2019. Firefighters say no structures were threatened.

I-580 has reopened northbound and southbound at Exit 50, the Bowers Mansion Interchange. 395 Alternate is also open.

Investigators say the fire started as a car fire, spreading to brush, and was named the Temelec Fire.

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