I-80 closed by wildfire between Truckee, Sacramento

Interstate 80 is closed west of Truckee due to a wildfire.

The highway is closed from Gold Run to one-third mile west of Baxter at Crystal Springs in Placer County due to the Dutch Fire. The fire was 26 acres as of 4 pm

Traffic is being diverted down Highway 20.

The Dutch Fire is burning about 12 miles north of the Mosquito Fire and is unrelated, according to Cal Fire.

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Multiple other spot fires are burning in the area.

Evacuations have been ordered in the Frost Hill area.

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