Health officials find plague in Lake Tahoe-area flea

June 9, 2016 11:15 AM

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Health officials find plague in Lake Tahoe-area flea

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) — California officials say a flea found on a yellow chipmunk in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for plague.

The California Department of Public Health says the flea was found on a rodent in Fallen Leaf Campground. Warning signs have been posted in the area.

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