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LIVE: Fire creates black smoke over I-15 near Sahara Ave.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- A large amount of smoke was reported near I-15 and Sahara Avenue from a apparent nearby fire underneath the freeway near Spring Mountain Road. Nevada Highway Patrol is directing traffic in the area.

#FASTALERT 23 February 2021 6:40 am
Fire in the area of Spring Mountain Road and I-15
Reduced visibility, use caution in the area
Expect delays

— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) February 23, 2021

Viewer Maureen Scholl sent this photo the fire.