Wildfires close Highway 180 near Squaw Valley
A stretch of highway 180 between Minkler and Squaw Valley is closed, as crews are battling a wildfire.
The so-called “Hill Fire” actually consists of two fires burning between Hills Valley Road to Ruth Hill Rd.
These were reported before 7:00 p.m. Sunday.
As of 7:30 the fires covered 60 acres.
Caltrans announced it was closing the highway due to the fire around 7:30 p.m.
There is no expected time of opening yet.
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