By CBS13 Staff

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.

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.

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No homes are immediately threatened. Evacuations are voluntary.

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