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September 21, 2012
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Highway 395 to be closed until early evening for wildfire

Highway 395 south of Gardnerville is expected to be closed for the next four hours as firefighters battle a 150-acre wildfire burning near Ray May Way.

Five homes are within a quarter mile or less of the fire front, according to Fire Information Office Mark Struble of the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center.

Struble said no structures were lost as of 3:15 p.m. Power lines are down at the fire scene.

Three air tankers, two hand crews, a helicopter and 10 fire engines along with 95 firefighters.

According to Struble, the fire is burning toward Double Spring Flat and is …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 21, 2012 11:36PM Published Sep 21, 2012 03:40PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.