Prescribed burn today at Tahoe Mountain |

Prescribed burn today at Tahoe Mountain

U.S. Forest Service crews conducted prescribed fire operations in the Tahoe Mountain area late this morning. Smoke is visible throughout the South Shore.

Pending favorable conditions, additional hazard fuel pile burns will take place throughout the week.

The location is near the end of Cone Road off of Boulder Mountain Drive. Residents and travelers can expect to see smoke from this project area.

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Meanwhile, a fire continues to burn today near Coleville on Highway 395 along the Eastern Sierra. The highway has been closed temporarily at Holbrook Junction near the California/Nevada state line.