Forest Service contains fire near Spooner Summit

The Genoa Fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. on Friday June 23.
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Update – As of 7:30 p.m. Friday June 23, the fire has been contained at 1/2 acre. A spokesperson for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit confirmed the fire was lightning caused.

GLENBROOK, Nev. – According to the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit’s Twitter, a small fire has started on the East Shore of Lake Tahoe in Montreal Canyon south of US Hwy 50.

LTBMU is reporting the fire, named the Genoa Fire, was reported at 3:26 p.m. on Friday, June 23 and as of 4:15 p.m., it approximately 1/2 acre.

Engines are on the way and a helicopter is currently making bucket drops.

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