Crews contain brush fire near S. Virginia & South Meadows in Reno

Smoke from a brush fire can be seen in South Reno on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (KRNV/KRXI)

Crews are responding to a fire reported in the area of S. Virginia Street and South Meadows Parkway Thursday afternoon.

According to the Reno Fire Department, southbound Virginia is closed for the response. Northbound lanes have reopened.

Reno Fire Chief David Cochran said via Twitter the fire was knocked down after reaching about five acres off Foothill Road. No damage to structures or injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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