Updated: 4:30 p.m., Sunday, June 28.
A fire burning on Peavine Mountain northwest of Reno in Washoe County, Nevada, burned eight structures and prompted evacuations Saturday afternoon.
Evacuations have now been lifted, except at areas of Heindel Road and Meyers Avenue, according to Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue.
⚠️#PoevilleFire At noon today, evacuations will be lifted in the Horizon Hills area (Seneca Drive). Residents should be vigilant and prepared to leave in case winds flare up fire. @HumboldtToiyabe @washoecounty @WashoeSheriff @CityofReno— Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue (@TMFPD) June 28, 2020
The fire, being called the Poeville Fire, was an estimated 3,000 acres as of Sunday afternoon.
An evacuation center has been set up at the Washoe County senior center off 9th Street and Wells Avenue.
⚠️#PolevilleFire evac center at senior center at 9th and wells. Livestock evac center is Reno Livestock events Center.— Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue (@TMFPD) June 27, 2020
Nevada’s KUNR Public Radio is also providing updates on their website.
This is a developing story.
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