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Evans, east of Loyalton in Sierra County.

A lightning strike started a fire 15 miles north of Reno and west of U.S. Route 395.  The Evans Fire was burning in grass and sagebrush.

June 23, 2017 at 7:47 AM

Acreage decreased due to more accurate mapping. Fire in monitor and control status. Final posting unless significant changes occur.

June 22, 2017 at 10:09 AM

Crews continue to strengthen control lines.

June 21, 2017 at 9:45 PM

The Evans Fire remains at 90% containment tonight.

June 21, 2017 at 10:40 AM

As of 10 A.m., the Evans Fire remains at 168 acres and 65 percent contained and the Haskell Fire is seven acres and 90 percent contained. Firefighters hope to have both fires fully contained by later today.

June 20, 2017 at 4:06 PM

As of 4 p.m., the Evans Fire remains at 168 acres and 25% contained.

June 20, 2017 at 12:27 PM

Photo courtesy Humboldt Toiyabe NF

Forward progress has been stopped.

The fire is on California Department of Fish and Wildlife land that the Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest has direct protection responsibilities.

At this time, no structures are threatened.

Resources currently fighting the fire include the Beckwourth Hand Crew, Plumas Interagency Hotshot Crew and other state and federal firefighting resources. Two type 2 helicopters have been dispatched to assist with the fire.

The Evans Fire is visible from U.S. Route 395 in a road construction area.

Motorist are encouraged to maintain safe speeds for a construction zone and to focus on driving.

Slowing down to watch the fire will increase traffic congestion and risk of vehicle accidents.

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The #EvansFire is on California Department of Fish and Wildlife land that the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has direct protection responsibility. As of 11:15 a.m., the fire was digitally mapped at 168 acres. It is around 15 miles north of Reno just west of U.S. Route 395.

Posted by U.S. Forest Service-Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest on Tuesday, 20 June 2017