2:15pm A sizeable wildland fire is burning (and growing) out Highway 50 East. Eastbound lanes are closed down at Deer Run Road. Sounds like it’s a rather large fire and growing.
2:54pm There is an unconfirmed report that there are people higher up in the hills setting fires. Law Enforcement is advised.
3:03pm Traffic is starting to move on Highway 50 East eastbound. Two way traffic now restored but it’s slow going.
4:03pm Fire is out. Fire crews are heading back to their respective fire stations.