RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's attorney general wants a judge to dismiss all but a narrow piece of a series of lawsuits accusing the state of negligently mishandling a prescribed burn that turned into a raging wildfire last fall, destroying 23 homes.
A federal official says more firefighters are being brought in to contain a wildfire that spread across more than 10 square miles of grassy rangeland just hours after a lightning strike in northern Nevada.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a wildfire racing through canyons east of Los Angeles has burned at least a dozen buildings, including some homes and an historic diner called the Summit Inn.
A wildfire has forced the closure of a road, trails and campgrounds at Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada, where another fire has grown to nearly 14 square miles in the scenic Ruby Mountains east of Elko.
No injuries are reported and no structures damaged in either fire.
A federal official says crews think it'll take several days to contain a wildfire that has grown to almost 4.7 square miles in remote northeast Nevada rangeland near a stretch of the historic Pony Express trail.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — An official says fire crews are trying to contain a nearly 8-square-mile wildfire from reaching a state highway in the remote and scenic Poodle Mountain Wilderness Study Area in northwest Nevada.