4:49 p.m. Update: Highway 89 has been reopened.

4:29 p.m. Update: Firefighters say they have stopped forward progress on the Meeks Fire. CBS13 is looking into whether any structures were damaged.

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LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – A fire is burning along Highway 89 on the west side of Lake Tahoe.

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The so-called Meeks Fire has a slow to moderate rate of spread and is burning along Highway 89 near Rubicon Drive and Meeks Bay. Highway 89 is closed south of D.L. Bliss and north at 3 Ring Road, according to North Tahoe Fire Department.

TCalfire NEU and AEU units are responding to the fire. Crews are using both ground and air attacks.

No homes are immediately threatened. Evacuations are voluntary.

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