Tag Archives: Nevada

Welder Sparked Wildfire Near Reno

Wildfire is nearly 15 percent contained     RENO, Nev. (AP) — A welder sparked a wildfire that has burned about 80 acres (32 hectares) in the Palomino Valley north of Reno. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District spokesman Adam Mayberry ...

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Aircraft Crash Causes Wildfire Near Reno

Fire quickly grew to 20 acres     RENO, Nev. (AP) — A small airplane or engine-driven recreational aircraft crashed Sunday on a rugged and scenic mountain south of Reno, igniting a wildfire that officials feared could climb uphill toward ...

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Nevada Firefighters Severely Burned

Fire engulfed their fire engine     BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. (AP) — Two Nevada firefighters remain hospitalized with severe burns they suffered when flames burned over their engine while responding to a wildfire that started after a helicopter crashed 15 ...

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Jury Hold Nevada Liable for 2017 Wildfire

Wildfire destroyed 40 structures     RENO, Nev. (AP) — A jury has found the Nevada Division of Forestry liable for the loss of 23 homes and 17 other buildings in a 2016 wildfire after strong winds re-ignited a prescribed ...

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Illegal Fires Cause Colorado Blazes

Several arrested in two Colorado wildfires     By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — An illegal campfire likely ignited another destructive blaze in Colorado, an outcome authorities were trying to avoid across the hot, dry U.S. West by ...

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Crews Attack Wildfire in Nevada Conservation Area

Fire has burned about 10 acres     LAS VEGAS (AP) — An official says 50 county, state and federal firefighters and several aircraft are attacking a wildfire near a popular hiking trail at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ...

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