Farad Fire near Truckee 100 percent contained, I-80 open | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Farad Fire near Truckee 100 percent contained, I-80 open

Wyatt Haupt Jr. | whaupt@sierrasun.com

Crews battle the Farad Fire northeast of Truckee.

The Farad Fire was 100 percent contained as of Sunday, July 16, authorities said.

The report comes nearly a week after the wildfire started in the hills adjacent to Interstate 80 about 12 miles northeast of Truckee.

The fire, which started about 1 p.m. on Monday, July 10, burned 747 acres and forced sporadic closures on Interstate 80 as crews worked to contain the fire.

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