RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire investigators say arcing power lines in gale force winds started a brush fire that destroyed five homes and damaged two dozen others in a south Reno neighborhood along the Sierra foothills in November.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — All evacuation orders have been lifted at a wildfire north of Reno that is now estimated to be 70% contained after it threatened dozens of homes and burned more than 16 square miles of mostly grass and sagebrush.
BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a malfunctioning diesel vehicle sparked the first big Southern California wildfire of the year, which has forced thousands of people from their homes east of Los Angeles.
CALIENTE, Nev. (AP) — Both pilots were killed when two small air-tankers collided in mid-air in southeast Nevada while assisting in the attack on a fast-moving wildfire that has burned more than 20 square miles near the Utah line.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say strong winds caused a structure fire to spread into south Reno wildland, threatening more than 100 structures Tuesday and forcing some evacuations before it was brought under control.
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — Federal fire investigators believe a faulty exhaust system on a semi-tractor trailer sparked the Nevada wildfire along U.S. Highway 395 that destroyed three homes and burned more than 28 square miles near the California line.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities have lifted evacuation orders and reopened a U.S. highway along the Sierra's eastern front as firefighters continued to slow the progress of a northern Nevada wildlfire that has burned through 31 square miles near the California line.
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — A northern Nevada highway remained partially closed Tuesday in both directions south of Gardnerville in Douglas County because of a wildfire that has burned a reported eight square miles.