Tag Archives: Nevada

Air Guard Tankers Activated for Western Wildfires

C-130’s from three states move to California   CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Air National Guard C-130s from Wyoming, Nevada and Colorado that are equipped to battle wildfires have been activated to fight wildfires in the western U.S. The three large ...

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Firefighters Battle Wildfires in Nevada

Homes and ranches threatened   By SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three hundred firefighters got the upper hand on a wildland blaze that threatened 400 homes near Gardnerville south of Reno while hundreds of other crew members ...

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Western Wildfire Evacuees Return

Evacuees return home as fire crews contain blazes     OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back ...

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Nevada Fire Crews Prepare for Wildfire Season

Training underway as Carpenter 1 Fire anniversary approaches     LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — July 1 marks four years since the massive Carpenter 1 fire that burned 28,000 acres up on Mount Charleston. It’s an anniversary firefighters would just ...

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Nevada Pyramid Lake Wildfire Fully Contained

Wildfire had been started by a contractor working in the area RENO, Nev. (AP) — Firefighters have snuffed out a wildland blaze that burned about 100 acres of grass and sagebrush in a remote area north of Pyramid Lake. Multiple ...

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Nevada Attorney General Seeks to Dismiss Wildfire Lawsuits

Prescribed burn became a fire that destroyed 23 homes   SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s chief legal adviser wants a judge to dismiss all but a narrow piece of a series of lawsuits accusing state forestry ...

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Nevada State Forester Resigns After Wildfire Review

Independent investigation found faults in Washoe Valley fire   RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s state forester has resigned less than two months after an independent review criticized the way the Nevada Division of Forestry responded to a prescribed burn that ...

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Nevada Cut Staff for Prescribed Burn Turned Wildfire

Investigation finds mistakes that led to October wildfire 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 ...

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