Two fires burn at same time Friday in North Lake Tahoe

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TAHOE CITY, Calif. (KOLO)-- The North Tahoe Fire Protection District reports two simultaneous fires Friday night, a hotel fire in Tahoe Vista and the second in Tahoe City.

Three units were damaged in the Tahoe Vista hotel fire, which temporarily closed California 28 starting about 9:46 p.m. January 11, 2019. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

A heater malfunction caused the other fire on Goldfield Drive in Tahoe City.

Other fire districts responded to help fight the fires and to cover fire stations where crews responded to fight the fires.