Crews Mop Up Wildfire Southwest of Carson City, Nevada

The Jacks Valley Fire showed extreme fire behavior during the initial attack


Jacks Valley Fire, June 10, 2021. (InciWeb photo)


CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Crews on Thursday were mopping up a wind-driven wildfire that resulted in evacuations and power outages but no structure damage in the Jacks Valley southwest of Carson City.

The fire burned 285 acres of brush after starting Wednesday south of Jacks Valley Road and was at 85% containment Thursday, fire officials said in a statement on Inciweb, the multiagency fire management website.

InciWeb: Jacks Valley Fire Updates

Power was restored to the 900 affected homes, Jacks Valley Road was reopened and voluntary evacuation notices were lifted Thursday.

Approximately 250 personnel were assigned to the fire. Its cause was under investigation.

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