CLARK COUNTY, Nev. (KLAS) — Fire crews are currently on the scene of a wildfire between Las Vegas and Pahrump.
It is happening near Mountain Springs, just off SR 160.
The call originally came out at 1:30 p.m. Officials say 15 acres were burned at the time.
Just after 6 p.m., officials said the wildfire had grown to an estimated 300 acres.
CCFD officials say the fire has extended into trees, creating a large volume of smoke.
No structures have been threatened and no injuries have been reported.
As a precaution, campers and a Boy Scout troop have been evacuated from the area.
There is not a reported cause of the fire at this time.