Brush fire burning above East Lake Boulevard under control

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Updated: 10/30/2012 2:02 pm
2:00pm - UPDATE - Moore says the fire is under control and there is no longer an active flame. However, it is still smoking from the inside.

Moore wants everyone to be extra cautious tomorrow, as there is expected to be heavy gusty winds and it will be really dry, making it critical fire weather.


1:25pm - UPDATE - Moore says fire has increased to four acres. Still, no structures are threatened.

They are getting RAVEN to come in an drop water. Moore says once the water is dropped, he thinks the crews will be able to contain the fire.

Smoke sighting from fire
Smoke sighting from fire
WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. (KRNV & -- A two acre brush fire is burning above East Lake Boulevard in East Washoe Valley, according to Truckee Meadows Fire Chief Charlie Moore.

Moore says the fire is spreading at a rapid rate of speed and they have called RAVEN to help contain the fire. There are no structures threatened right now, but the fire has the potential to threaten structures. There are currently no evacuations.

News 4 has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.
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