Crews extinguish brush fire in south Reno

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RENO, NV (KOLO) - The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District says crews extinguished a brush fire that threatened homes in south Reno.

It was reported around 2PM, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in the area of Rim Rock Drive and Minnetonka Circle.

The fire burned a half of an acre on the hillside behind homes. Crews had structure protection in place for three homes and at one point recommended evacuations.

The fire is under investigation.

You are asked to avoid the area while emergency crews respond.

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