Tag Archives: Nevada

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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Fire Season Looms in Nevada

Fuel growth combines with less moisture     CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The late winter storms that helped bolster Nevada’s lagging snowpack also jump started the growth of grasses and brush that potentially could fuel another big wildfire season. ...

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Vegas Wildfire in Mop-Up Mode

Wildfire burned over 14 acres   LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire crews in Las Vegas are moving into mop-up mode after a wildland blaze burned more than 14 acres overnight in a wetland area. Clark County Fire Chief Greg Cassell ...

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Firefighters Battle Blaze in Las Vegas Park

Fire is holding at 10 acres   LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a brush fire in a Las Vegas park that produced large plumes of smoke is holding at 10 acres and isn’t threatening any buildings. The Las Vegas ...

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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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