Tahoe National Forest lightning fire update: 6:00pm

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Updated: 8/16/2012 6:11 pm
TAHOE NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- There are 25 fires to date in the Tahoe National Forest – 3 fires popped up today in Lemon Canyon east of Sierraville; near Haskell Peak east of Sierra Buttes; and near Granite Chief Wilderness. Continuing thunderstorm activity is expected tomorrow and into the weekend.

Fires in the American River District –
1 north of French Meadows Reservoir – contained
2 farther north of French Meadows Reservoir – north of Sunflower Hill – both out
1 near Robinson Flat – contained
3 in or near the Granite Chief Wilderness – Two are out and one is contained
1 new one near the Wilderness – crews are continuing to work this evening

Fires in the Sierraville District –
1 east of Jackson Meadow Reservoir – controlled
2 more near Jackson Meadow Reservoir - one out and one controlled
1 north of Stampede Reservoir near Kyburz Flat – out
1 more north of Stampede Reservoir – out
2 in the Bear Valley area east of Sierraville – out
1 new fire in Lemon Canyon east of Sierraville – crews working - ¼ acre

Fires in the Truckee District -
1 near the Cedars – about 5 miles south of Interstate 80 at Norden – 1/2 acre – out
1 near Barker Pass – 4 miles from Lake Tahoe - out
1 on south eastern side of TNF – 5 miles from Lake Tahoe - 1/3 acre - controlled
1 near Boca Reservoir – out
1 near the entrance of Squaw Valley - controlled

Fires in the Yuba River Ranger District –
1 near Old Man Mountain – north of Interstate 80 – controlled
1 north of Interstate 80 near Rainbow off ramp – out
1 near Signal Peak north of Interstate 80 – north of Cisco Grove –controlled
1 new fire near Haskell Peak east of Sierra Buttes – crews working on it

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