Lake front homes were threatened at the Emerald Fire along Highway 89 Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 near Lake Tahoe, Nev. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said.
Lake front homes were threatened at the Emerald Fire along Highway 89 Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 near Lake Tahoe, Nev. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Lake front homes were threatened at the Emerald Fire along Highway 89 Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 near Lake Tahoe, Nev. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

Emerald Fire leaves downed trees, hazardous conditions in its wake

October 15, 2016 02:54 PM