Chris Fire forced closure of Hwy. 395 in California

Chris Fire
Chris Fire, November 13, 2017. Inciweb photo.

(Updated at 3 p.m. PST November 14, 2017)

A fire started by a vehicle accident around 11 a.m. on Monday has burned about 370 acres 16 air miles northwest of Bridgeport, California. Most of the fire is west of U.S. Highway 395, which was closed overnight from Bridgeport north to the Nevada State Line, but there were several spots across the highway which were picked up. The highway reopened at about 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

Monday afternoon the CHP requested a tow truck for a Jeep Cherokee that had rolled over and burned 40 feet down an embankment.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills.

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