Fire shuts down US 395 in the eastern Sierra Nevada | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Fire shuts down US 395 in the eastern Sierra Nevada

Associated Press
Mono County Sheriff's vehicles near the Boot fire burning at Chris Flat in the Walker River Canyon. The fire has closed U.S. 395 south of Coleville.
Mono County Sheriff’s Office

BRIDGEPORT, Calif. — A forest fire has forced closure of a stretch of U.S. 395 in the eastern Sierra Nevada.

The California Highway Patrol says the highway will remain closed until 6 a.m. Thursday from the north end of the town of Bridgeport to the south end of Coleville. The CHP says State Route 108 may be closed if the fire continues to move in that direction.

The highway was shut down shortly after the so-called Boot Fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.

The Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center says as of Wednesday morning the fire has grown to 2,000 acres, or just over 3 square miles.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User