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Highway 395 through Washoe Valley closed as fire burns

Highway 395 through Washoe Valley is currently closed as a wildfire burns. Motorists are advised to cancel travel plans.

Fire crews are responding to a large brush fire south of Reno that already has burned at least two homes and is threatening many more along U.S. Highway 395.

Strong winds are fueling the blaze near Pleasant Valley north of Washoe Lake about 10 miles south of Reno.



The fire is burning on both sides of the highway and heavy smoke has reduced visibility to zero.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says homes in the area are being evacuated.



For road conditions visit http://www.safetravelusa.com/nv/.


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