UPDATE - 5:00PM - The fire is now 72 percent contained, according to Sierra Front. State Route 270 and State Route 167 are open providing the public with access to Bodie State Historic Park.
HAWTHORNE, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Sierra Front is reporting the Spring Peak Fire near Hawthorne is now 68 percent contained and has burned 14,230 acres.
Today’s weather will be increasingly hot and dry, with winds increasing and a decrease in humidity. With the change in weather, there is potential for increased fire behavior. Stay with News 4 for more updates.