Here is a link to a local wildfire in Dayton.
Crews are responding to a brush fire in the area of Highway 50 near Gold Ranch in Dayton, according to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office dispatch.
According to Trooper Matt McLaughlin with the Nevada Highway Patrol, both directions of traffic are currently closed at Gold Ranch Casino.
The fire was approximated to be five acres involving heavy brush and cottonwood trees as of 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday.
You are asked to avoid the area until further notice.
News 4 has a crew en route to the scene and will continue to bring you the latest as it becomes available.