Photos: Lake Tahoe, Nevada Wildfires

Fire crews battle three fires, the largest of which has destroyed over 20 homes

CalTrans road crews drive past a melted traffic cone at the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

CalTrans road crews drive past a melted traffic cone at the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Lake Tahoe can be seen behind the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Lake Tahoe can be seen behind the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Strong winds blow smoke through the trees during the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Strong winds blow smoke through the trees during the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Hand crews finish up work on the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Hand crews finish up work on the Emerald Fire along Highway 89, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 on the southwest shores of Lake Tahoe. The blaze that burned about 200 acres northwest of South Lake Tahoe, California was one of three wind-whipped wildfires burning along the Sierra Nevada. The largest one destroyed more than 20 homes in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno, Nevada. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

The hills above Franktown Road burn Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2016 in Washoe Valley, Nev. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has declared a state of emergency as hundreds of firefighters battle a wind-whipped blaze that has destroyed 19 homes in the Washoe Valley between Reno and Carson City. (Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal via AP)

The hills above Franktown Road burn Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2016 in Washoe Valley, Nev. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has declared a state of emergency as hundreds of firefighters battle a wind-whipped blaze that has destroyed 19 homes in the Washoe Valley between Reno and Carson City. (Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal via AP)

A firefighter hoses down the area on Mount Rose Highway and Edmonton Drive, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 in Reno, Nev.. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said.(Mike Higdon/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

A firefighter hoses down the area on Mount Rose Highway and Edmonton Drive, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 in Reno, Nev.. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said.(Mike Higdon/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

A firefighter hoses down the area on Mount Rose Highway and Edmonton Drive, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 in Reno, Nev.. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said.(Mike Higdon/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

A firefighter hoses down the area on Mount Rose Highway and Edmonton Drive, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 in Reno, Nev.. A wind-whipped wildfire raged out of control Friday in northern Nevada, destroying more than a dozen homes, forcing evacuations, closing roads and schools, and triggering power outages, officials said.(Mike Higdon/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

Smoke rises from a wildfire along the eastern slope of the Sierras, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Washoe Lake, Nev. Officials say the wind-whipped wildfire is raging out of control in northern Nevada and has destroyed more than a dozen homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools, and triggered power outages. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

Smoke rises from a wildfire along the eastern slope of the Sierras, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Washoe Lake, Nev. Officials say the wind-whipped wildfire is raging out of control in northern Nevada and has destroyed more than a dozen homes, forced evacuations, closed roads and schools, and triggered power outages. (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

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