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

Crews battle the Farad Fire northeast of Truckee.
Courtesy Truckee Meadows Fire Department

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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