Wildland fire spotted near Kingsbury
July 19, 2010
STATELINE, Nev. – All units of the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District are responding to a wildland fire on Kingsbury Grade.
The fire is on U.S. Forest Service land.
Keep refreshing http://www.tahoedailytribune.com for more details as they become available.
– 9:45 a.m. Update –
Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District firefighters are being released from the fire, according to police scanner traffic. U.S. Forest Service personnel remain on scene.
– 11:05 a.m. Update –
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Firefighters contained the 20 foot by 20 foot wildfire around 10:30 a.m., said Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Ben Sharit. The fire was located off of Easy Street near Kingsbury Grade and was caused by a downed power line, Sharit said.