Live news update: Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Here is today’s local news in brief; reload this post for the latest updates.

EMERALD BAY —  Cal Fire reports a wildfire in El Dorado County, near South Lake Tahoe, is 100 percent contained. 

The wildfire covered just under 200 acres near Cascade Lake and Emerald Bay. Cal Fire says debris continues to impact the roadway due to the high winds and rains. Liberty Utilities continues to work to restore power to all customers.

Highway 89 from Fallen Leaf Lake to Emerald Bay North Gate will remain closed until Caltrans can make the roadway safe.

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