Highway 50 has been shut down in both directions because of a grass fire near Kyburz in El Dorado County.
Eastbound traffic is shut down at Sly Park Road in Pollock Pines. Westbound traffic is stopped at Meyers near South Lake Tahoe.
Campers at Sugarloaf Oregon campground have been evacuated.
The fire started around 12:30 p.m. and has already burned 40 to 50 acres and it is still growing. The fire is spreading to the north.