James Fire Continues to Burn in Douglas County

A brush fire in Douglas County is 60% contained as of late Tuesday. The 270 acre James Fire, in the James Canyon area off Jacks Valley Road, north of Genoa, was reported about 12:45PM Monday. Full containment is the goal for this afternoon. Douglas County says the fire started with heavy construction equipment at the site of a new house. Firefighters say about 30 structures were threatened, though none was damaged.