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Highway 395 fully open more than six hours after being closed for wildfire

Staff Reports
Smoke rises from a wildfire near Jake's Hill and Highway 395.
Kurt Hildebrand photo

The Nevada Department of Transportation reported that Highway 395 over Jake’s Hill south of Gardnerville fully reopened around 10:50 p.m.

Traffic was being escorted one lane at a time on Highway 395 at around 6 p.m. after the highway was closed for around 90 minutes at the top Jake’s Hill for a 4-acre wildfire.

East Fork Firefighters responded to multiple reports of fire at around 4:30 p.m.

Units from Antelope Valley helped get a hose line around the fire, whose cause is under investigation.

One person was taken to Carson Valley Medical Center to be evaluated from the fire.