Tag Archives: Reno

Fire Marshal: Arcing Power Lines Caused Reno Brush Fire

Brush fire burned 500-acre in the Sierra foothills     By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Satellite imagery and surveillance video from a casino roof 5 miles (8 kilometers) away helped pinpoint arcing power lines in gale ...

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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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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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Wind-Blown Brush Fire Threatens Reno Apartments

Fire may be related to a homeless camp nearby     RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say Reno firefighters halted a wind-blown brush and grass fire before it spread to nearby apartment buildings. The Fire Department says about 20 firefighters ...

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