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In The News: Forest Service contains fire near Spooner Summit

June 23, 2023 | Member Submitted

Originally published in the Sierra Sun 06/23/2023, Staff Reporting

Update – As of 7:30 p.m. Friday June 23, the fire has been contained at 1/2 acre. A spokesperson for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit confirmed the fire was lightning caused. 

GLENBROOK, Nev. – According to the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit’s Twitter, a small fire has started on the East Shore of Lake Tahoe in Montreal Canyon south of US Hwy 50. 

LTBMU is reporting the fire, named the Genoa Fire, was reported at 3:26 p.m. on Friday, June 23 and as of 4:15 p.m., it approximately 1/2 acre….


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