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Chris Fire south of Topaz Lake fully contained

Photo courtesy: Humboldt Toiyabe

A fire burning south of Topaz Lake in California is fully contained, thanks in part to recent precipitation, according to Sierra Front.

The agency reported Thursday that wet weather helped with suppression efforts.

U.S. 395 between the Nevada-California state line and Bridgeport reopened after being closed for over 24 hours due to the Chris Fire burning in the area.

The fire, located about five miles north of Sonora Junction, has burned an estimated 370 acres as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, according to the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center.

Crews have reached 70 percent containment, Sierra Front reported via Twitter, and are continuing to reinforce the fire line. Fire resources are currently in the process of being released, according to officials.

U.S. 395 is expected to remain closed through Tuesday, the Forest Service said in a tweet. The Mono County Sheriff's Office says no evacuations are currently in place.

According to the Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, the fire was sparked by a vehicle fire just before noon on Monday, Nov. 13.

For the latest highway information please visit the Caltrans QuickMap site at quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call the Road Condition Hotline at 1-800-427-ROAD (7623).

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