Tag Archives: Nevada

Reno Wildfire Fully Contained

Five homes destroyed, 24 damaged     RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno Fire Department says a wildfire that destroyed or damaged 29 homes has been contained around 100% of its perimeter as an investigation into the cause continued. The ...

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Nevada Wildfire Evacuees Returning Home

Two firefighters were injured while battling the blaze     By SCOTT SONNER and JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — A day after a wind-whipped wildfire in northern Nevada roared through a neighborhood in Reno and destroyed at ...

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Wildfire Destroys Multiple Reno Homes

As many as 500 homes threatened     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds destroyed several homes in a Reno neighborhood Tuesday and forced the evacuation of hundreds more on ...

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Crews Stop Wind-Driven Wildfire in Reno

Wildfire burned 1, 200 acres     RENO, Nev. (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire destroyed or damaged a dozen homes and other buildings in southwest Reno before being stopped by firefighters, authorities said. Investigators on Wednesday would try to determine ...

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Crews Make Progress on Nevada Wildfire

Aircraft assisting in fighting fire near Cold Springs     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — An evacuation order remained in place but fire officials said they were making progress Monday against a wildfire north of Reno ...

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Nevada Utility Plans Wildfire Power Cut Near Tahoe

Crews will inspect lines for damage     INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — The main electric utility in Nevada is invoking its wildfire prevention plan and says it will probably shut off power to a Lake Tahoe community on Friday ...

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California Wildfire Smoke Closes Reno Schools

Record-breaking heat wave in Nevada     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — A blanket of hazy smoke from California wildfires prompted the closure of schools Thursday in Reno-Sparks for the second time this week due to ...

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Wildfire Smoke Causes Postponed Reopening of Reno Schools

Poor air quality due to the Loyalton Fire smoke     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — After weeks of debating how best to begin the new school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, school officials in Reno ...

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Retardant on Windshield when Planes Collided at Nevada Fire

Witness said plane was closely trailing another     LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of two firefighting planes that collided above Nevada last month, killing both pilots, may have been hit by retardant dropped by the other one shortly before ...

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