Baccarat Fire burning near Cold Springs; smoke visible in Eastern Plumas

Residents in Eastern Plumas County are able to see smoke from the Baccarat Fire that is burning north of Reno in the Cold Springs area. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District has ordered evacuations, but some have already been lifted. The fire broke out yesterday and was reported at 1,450 acres as of this morning. More recent estimates have pegged it at 8,000 acres. Helicopters are making routine runs to Long Valley Creek and reporter Lauren Westmoreland took the attached video of one in action.