The James Loop Fire burning in the Carson area is at 260 acres and 30 percent containment as of 9:30pm Monday.
It was reported at 12:45pm at the James Canyon Development near Carson City. Officials reported the fire was caused by heavy equipment working on a home under construction
The fire burned 163 acres of private and 107 acres of Bureau of Indian Affairs lands, but threaten lands managed by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
The fire jumped Jacks Valley Road, but fire crews were able to stop it from reaching the Jacks Valley Wildlife Management Area.
More than 20 homes were threatened, but none were lost. Jack Valley Road is open, but only James Canyon residents are allowed back in the area effect by the fire.
— Lake Tahoe News staff report