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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say Reno firefighters halted a wind-blown brush and grass fire before it spread to nearby apartment buildings.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Forest Service is reopening a national forest road in northeast Nevada that's been closed since a big wildfire in the Ruby Mountains last fall.
Senators from eight states this week sent a letter to President Donald Trump warning that the ongoing partial government shutdown would put lives at risk this coming fire season.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Federal officials say they will clear fuels on about 23,500 acres in northern Utah next year to reduce the risk of wildfire.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's West Desert District oversees about 7.7 million acres near West Valley City.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a northeast Nevada wildfire that trapped eight hikers and a sheriff's deputy in the Ruby Mountains near Elko before they were escorted to safety started near a shooting range.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire investigators say a bird on a powerline apparently caused an arc that sparks a brush fire in south Reno.
The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the arcing powerline sparked the blaze that burned about 100 acres on Wednesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A welder sparked a wildfire that has burned about 80 acres in the Palomino Valley north of Reno.
Firefighters are making progress to contain the Boot Fire in Western Nevada.
According to the Forest Service containment now hovers around 50 percent, with growth primarily occurring near the northwest flank.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a small airplane or engine-driven recreational aircraft has crashed in northern Nevada, igniting a wildfire on rugged and scenic Slide Mountain south of Reno.
Forest Service officials continue to fight a wildfire in Elko County that has now grown to over 120,000 acres in size.
The South Sugarloaf Fire, to the southwest of Owyhee, has been burning for about a week.
The Sugarloaf fire in Elko County has continued to grow in size to over 78,000 acres.
Forest Service officials said high winds have helped spread the fire, which was caused by lightning strikes on August 17.
Forest Service officials are battling a wildfire 20 miles to the southwest of Owyhee in Elko County.
The South Sugarloaf Fire has grown to nearly 69,000 acres in size, and is roughly 20 percent contained.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park is reopening a scenic road to a North Rim vista that was closed Aug. 4 because of a lightning-caused wildfire.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A jury in Reno 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 burn.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada wildfire that has burned more than 200 square miles along the Idaho line is now 92 percent contained.