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Fire burning near Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort, Forest Service says

A wildfire is burning near the Sierra-at-Tahoe resort on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
A wildfire is burning near the Sierra-at-Tahoe resort on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

A wildfire is burning near the Sierra-at-Tahoe resort, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Crews have arrived at the scene to contain the fire, reported at a half-acre, El Dorado National Forest said in a tweet at 8:53 a.m. The resort is near Twin Bridges, south of Highway 50.

The fire is being referred to as the Sailor Fire.

Michael McGough anchors The Sacramento Bee’s breaking news reporting team, covering public safety and other local stories. A Sacramento native and lifelong capital resident, he interned at The Bee while attending Sacramento State, where he earned a degree in journalism.
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