6:50am Carson City and Douglas County Firefighters are knocking down a brush fire caused by a sparking power pole near the summit of Highway 50 just east of Spooner. Sparking wires have set a small brush fire on the ground. Firefighters say they they’ve got it contained. The power company has been summoned to the scene.
Highway 50 is very slick. At least two vehicles have spun out. Firefighters have called for tow trucks.