Wildfires close Highway 180 near Squaw Valley

Courtesy: CalFire/Fresno Co. Fire

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.

Stay with Fox26 news and as we update this story throughout the night.

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