Smoke from a 15,500-acre fire in Mariposa County, California is blowing smoking into the Tahoe Basin, according to the National Weather Service Reno.
The blaze, called the Detwiler Fire, is just five percent contained as of Tuesday morning and is threatening 300 structures as it burns two miles east of Lake McClure. The fire broke out on Sunday around 4 p.m.
The smoke we are seeing in western Nevada and in the Tahoe basin is coming from the Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County, California. pic.twitter.com/PJ2vmci8gp
— NWS Reno (@NWSReno) July 18, 2017
#DetwilerFire [update] 2 miles east of Lake McClure (Mariposa County) is now 15,500 acres and 5% contained. https://t.co/zBoyaN9sl1 pic.twitter.com/w4L6uO8GpH
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) July 18, 2017
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