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Fire damages 3 Reno homes; 16 people displaced - KOLO
Fire damages 3 Reno homes; 16 people displaced  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- Sixteen people were displaced by a fire early Sunday morning near Moana Lane and Interstate 580 that destroyed or damaged three ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:03:03 GMT



Reno Fire uses life-saving measures for pets - KOLO
Reno Fire uses life-saving measures for pets  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department is trained and equipped to rescue pets in all emergency situations.


Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019 03:21:12 GMT



Reno Fire Department Water Entry Team conducts ice safety drill - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department Water Entry Team conducts ice safety drill  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department Water Entry Team conducted an ice safety drill at Idlewild Park Tuesday, February 12. The RFD WET Team trained fire crews on how ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 07:07:57 GMT



Midtown house fire appears to be accidental - KOLO
Midtown house fire appears to be accidental  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department is investigating a fire that ripped through a home on Thoma Street in Reno.


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:30:22 GMT



Reno Fire Responds to Structure Fire on Evans Avenue - KTVN
Reno Fire Responds to Structure Fire on Evans Avenue  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 900 Evans Avenue on Monday morning.


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 23:23:00 GMT



Reno Fire Responds to Structure Fire at Abandoned Building - KTVN
Reno Fire Responds to Structure Fire at Abandoned Building  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department has released new details on a structure fire that happened at a boarded-up triplex at 816 East 2nd Street on Friday morning.


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:51:00 GMT



South Reno fire update: 1 hurt, residents from 8 units displaced - Reno Gazette Journal
South Reno fire update: 1 hurt, residents from 8 units displaced  Reno Gazette Journal

12:42 p.m. update: A “suspicious” fire that sparked at an apartment in south Reno left one person with minor injuries and displaced residents from eight other ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Truckee Meadows ice: Unsafe, potentially deadly - KOLO
Truckee Meadows ice: Unsafe, potentially deadly  KOLO

Truckee Meadows ice is rarely safe, but every winter some test it. The risk is deadly. That's why Reno Fire trains in icy waters.


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 03:18:57 GMT



Small condo fire forces evacuations at Reno complex - KOLO
Small condo fire forces evacuations at Reno complex  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department is investigating after a small condo fire forced evacuations at a complex on Plumas Street.


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Five Reported Injured After Emergency Landing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport - KTVN
Five Reported Injured After Emergency Landing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport  KTVN

Emergency crews responded to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport for an incident on Wednesday.


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 04:03:00 GMT



Faulty electrical outlet leads to house fire - KOLO
Faulty electrical outlet leads to house fire  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- The Reno Fire Department says a faulty electrical outlet started a fire that temporarily displaced a family of seven and two pets Tuesday ...


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Motorcycle Crash Leaves One With Life Threatening Injuries - KTVN
Motorcycle Crash Leaves One With Life Threatening Injuries  KTVN

Reno Police say they responded to a single motorcycle crash on Tuesday night near Highland Avenue and Beech Street. One subject was transported to the ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:39:00 GMT



North Valleys house fire displaces family of 7; teen credited with leading siblings to safety - Reno Gazette Journal
North Valleys house fire displaces family of 7; teen credited with leading siblings to safety  Reno Gazette Journal

The family is displaced from their home, but the oldest of the five children is being credited by RFD for leading his siblings to safety.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Three transported to hospital after rollover crash - KRNV My News 4
Three transported to hospital after rollover crash  KRNV My News 4

Three people have been taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash on McCarran Blvd. and Keystone Ave. on Thursday, Feb. 7. According to the Reno Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Broken Kettlebell Causes Concern Near Rock Blvd. Building - KTVN
Broken Kettlebell Causes Concern Near Rock Blvd. Building  KTVN

Authorities say a broken kettlebell concerned some caution when it was found late Thursday morning.


Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today - KOLO
Fill the Reno Fire Department Boot for MDA today  KOLO

Dedicated firefighters from Reno Fire Department will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department hopes new app will help save lives - KOLO
Reno Fire Department hopes new app will help save lives  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) The Reno Fire Department has announced it is the first emergency response agency in the region to join the lifesaving PulsePoint app.


Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Materials identified after Reno hazmat incident - KOLO
Materials identified after Reno hazmat incident  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department has determined the nature of the materials that led to a hazardous materials call, but they don't know what the ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department wants you to be fire-aware - KOLO
Reno Fire Department wants you to be fire-aware  KOLO

Look, listen and learn” is Reno Fire Department's message during this year's fire prevention month.


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Twelve recruits to graduate from the Reno Fire Department academy - KRNV My News 4
Twelve recruits to graduate from the Reno Fire Department academy  KRNV My News 4

Twelve recruits from the Reno Fire Department academy graduated on Friday, August 31.The ceremony took place at theMcKinley Arts & Culture Center.


Posted on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department recovers body from Truckee River - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department recovers body from Truckee River  KRNV My News 4

A body was recovered from the Truckee River on the morning of Sunday, August 12.The Reno Fire Department says a white, adult man's dead body was located ...


Posted on Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



RFD gets new high-apparatus ladder truck - KOLO
RFD gets new high-apparatus ladder truck  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) After an older ladder truck failed, the Reno Fire Department made an emergency purchase of $200,000 for a new high-apparatus fire truck.


Posted on Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department knocks down small brush fire - KOLO
Reno Fire Department knocks down small brush fire  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department quickly knocked down a small brush fire near Caughlin Parkway and McCarran Boulevard Thursday night.


Posted on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department receives grant for much-needed ladder truck - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department receives grant for much-needed ladder truck  KRNV My News 4

A new ladder truck will be added to the Reno Fire Department's fleet in the coming weeks -- thanks to a grant.The City of Reno accepted a donation of $783155 ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:33:37 GMT



Fire destroys garage in northwest Reno home - KOLO
Fire destroys garage in northwest Reno home  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department reports a Saturday morning fire in northwest Reno destroyed a garage and caused minor damage to upstairs ...


Posted on Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Overnight fire near Midtown likely sparked by squatters - KOLO
Overnight fire near Midtown likely sparked by squatters  KOLO

Reno Fire says a structure fire on Forest Street early Thursday was likely sparked by homeless people in a shed.


Posted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire proposes fire prevention devices for new homes - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire proposes fire prevention devices for new homes  KRNV My News 4

A new fire regulation was brought to the city council that may decrease danger during home fires on Wendesday, Jan. 9. The Reno Fire Department proposed an ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 02:54:17 GMT



Reno Fire: Fire Contained to Single Unit at Siegel Suites - KTVN
Reno Fire: Fire Contained to Single Unit at Siegel Suites  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they responded to reports of a fire at the Siegel Suites on Virginia Street on Thursday evening. They said the call came in ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Midtown Reno house fire kept to basement; two displaced - KOLO
Midtown Reno house fire kept to basement; two displaced  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department investigator determined it was accidental caused by an electrical problem.


Posted on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Resident treated after 2nd Street motel fire - KOLO
Resident treated after 2nd Street motel fire  KOLO

A resident has been taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation; two birds were rescued and are okay.


Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man sustains life-threatening injuries in Midtown Reno fire - KOLO
Man sustains life-threatening injuries in Midtown Reno fire  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A man sustained life-threatening injuries in an apartment fire in Midtown Reno Sunday. Three police officers who pulled the unconscious ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire damages garage at south Reno home - KOLO
Fire damages garage at south Reno home  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A fire early Sunday in the south end of Reno damaged a garage but did not spread to the home. The Reno Fire Department tweeted this ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire responds to apartment fire in northwest Reno - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire responds to apartment fire in northwest Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the block of 6400 Mae Anne Avenue in Reno on Sunday, September 9. According to the Reno Fire's ...


Posted on Sun, 09 Sep 2018 23:02:59 GMT



Tesla Model 3 Emergency Response Guide: Video - InsideEVs
Tesla Model 3 Emergency Response Guide: Video  InsideEVs

Two highly qualified authorities demonstrate and explain vehicle rescue and extrication methods related to the Tesla Model 3.


Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Cause narrowed for fire at Lakeridge-area home - KOLO
Cause narrowed for fire at Lakeridge-area home  KOLO

One firefighter was taken to a hospital for precautionary observation but the fire department released no other information.


Posted on Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire extinguishes small fire inside business - KOLO
Reno Fire extinguishes small fire inside business  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department extinguished a small fire inside a business on Louie Lane near Airway Drive early Wednesday, October 3, 2018.


Posted on Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Eagle-eyed RFD rappellers report Reno fire - Reno Gazette Journal
Eagle-eyed RFD rappellers report Reno fire  Reno Gazette Journal

Two people and three dogs were displaced when a trailer burned in Northeast Reno.


Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Crews knock down small grass fire in Reno - KOLO
Crews knock down small grass fire in Reno  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department quickly put out a grass fire Sunday night on East Taylor Street near Wells Avenue.


Posted on Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department puts out fire near Longley and Rock - KOLO
Reno Fire Department puts out fire near Longley and Rock  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department responded to a small brush fire on Longley Lane.


Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department Gets Drone to Aproach and Assess Fires - The Drive
Reno Fire Department Gets Drone to Aproach and Assess Fires  The Drive

The fire department demonstrated how effective its UAV can be in a more strategic approach to fire and emergency scenarios.


Posted on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Crews put out structure fire in Reno - KOLO
Crews put out structure fire in Reno  KOLO

It broke out around 11:45 a.m. on Grand Canyon Boulevard near S. Wells Avenue.


Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



South Reno fire stopped at 28 acres - KOLO
South Reno fire stopped at 28 acres  KOLO

A spokesperson for the Reno Fire Department says the fire burning Monday in the area of Prototype and Double R, north of IGT is fully contained.


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire crew extinguished a small brush fire northeast of Reno - KRNV My News 4
Fire crew extinguished a small brush fire northeast of Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department extinguished a brush fire near Coastal Street and Gardella Avenue, northeast of Reno.According to Reno Fire Department, the fire ...


Posted on Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Drone technology to be used by Reno Fire Department - KOLO
Drone technology to be used by Reno Fire Department  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) Following a very active fire season, drones are one of the new forms of technology the Reno Fire Department will be using on the fire lines.


Posted on Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire crews show dangers of not watering Christmas tree - KOLO
Fire crews show dangers of not watering Christmas tree  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District did a side-by-side comparison of a dry and watered tree burning.


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Squatters causing fire danger in vacant structures - KOLO
Squatters causing fire danger in vacant structures  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department quickly put out a fire in a storage unit investigators say was caused by squatters.


Posted on Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



No injuries reported in hazmat situation in west Reno - KOLO
No injuries reported in hazmat situation in west Reno  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) The Reno Fire Department says no one was hurt in a hazmat situation late Monday, December 3, 2018. Crews responded to Garlock ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



West Reno brush fire contained - KOLO
West Reno brush fire contained  KOLO

There is no word yet on a cause, but a Reno Fire battalion chief says two people were reportedly seen rushing from the area right after the fire started.


Posted on Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire recruits could contribute this wildfire season - KOLO
Reno Fire recruits could contribute this wildfire season  KOLO

They still have about three more months of training before graduation, but 16 recruits could provide extra help to the department right now if a big wildfire breaks ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man arrested for arson after multiple fires at condo - KOLO
Man arrested for arson after multiple fires at condo  KOLO

The fire was extinguished quickly and didn't spread to other units, but neighbors evacuated briefly.


Posted on Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Winter weather wreaks havoc across Northern Nevada - KOLO
Winter weather wreaks havoc across Northern Nevada  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department says it responded to nearly 100 calls related to winter weather.


Posted on Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



City of Reno to Purchase New Ladder Truck for RFD - KTVN
City of Reno to Purchase New Ladder Truck for RFD  KTVN

The Reno City Council accepted a grant from the William N. Pennington Foundation worth $783155 that will go towards a new ladder truck.


Posted on Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire supports MDA with annual Fill the Boot fundraiser - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire supports MDA with annual Fill the Boot fundraiser  KRNV My News 4

The annual Fill the Boot fundraiser by the Reno Fire Departmentis happening Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8. The Reno Fire Department ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire continue 80-year tradition of holiday food basket giveaway - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire continue 80-year tradition of holiday food basket giveaway  KRNV My News 4

Reno firefighters and their families assembled and delivered holiday food basketsto pre-selected families on Saturday, December 15. Current and retired ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire: Lost young man reunited with his family - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire: Lost young man reunited with his family  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department says a lost young man has been reunited with his familyon Saturday, December 8. Officials say the teenager was lost and found by ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Arrest made for 4th Street arson; suspect linked to others - KOLO
Arrest made for 4th Street arson; suspect linked to others  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- Reno Fire Department arson investigators have arrested a 61-year-old man on a charge he started one of eight arson fires set Wednesday ...


Posted on Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno man arrested on first degree arson charges after fire breaks out inside his condo - Reno Gazette Journal
Reno man arrested on first degree arson charges after fire breaks out inside his condo  Reno Gazette Journal

The Reno Fire Department said they've responded to the same unit multiple times to put out fires.


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



RFD investigating early-morning restaurant fire - KOLO
RFD investigating early-morning restaurant fire  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department is investigating after a fire damaged the Asian Garden restaurant early Friday, August 10, 2018.


Posted on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters honored for saving one of their own - KOLO
Firefighters honored for saving one of their own  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) While out on a call September 1, Reno Fire Department firefighter Darrell Simmons was stung by a bee. After arriving back at Station 8, ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno police: Woman crashes Tesla car, starts small brush fire - Reno Gazette Journal
Reno police: Woman crashes Tesla car, starts small brush fire  Reno Gazette Journal

The car caught on fire and started a small brush fire along North McCarran Boulevard and West Fourth Street.


Posted on Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Motorhome fire extinguished in south Reno - KOLO
Motorhome fire extinguished in south Reno  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Reno Fire Department has extinguished a fire that destroyed a Class A motorhome in south Reno. The fire at Sierra RV Super Center ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



For Reno firefighters, Camp Fire was grim lesson for future - Reno Gazette Journal
For Reno firefighters, Camp Fire was grim lesson for future  Reno Gazette Journal

Longtime firefighter said California disaster greatest he's seen, another said it's a climate warning.


Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Mira Loma Fire fully contained - KOLO
Mira Loma Fire fully contained  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department says the Mira Loma Fire in southeast Reno. is fully contained after burning 27.3 acres. Eight acres of the fire ...


Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire contains small brush fire along westbound I-80 - KOLO
Reno Fire contains small brush fire along westbound I-80  KOLO

Fire crews quickly contained a small brush fire burning near westbound I-80, between McCarran Boulevard and Robb Drive.


Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Responds To Rollover Crash At Gardella Avenue And Bennie Lane - KTVN
Reno Fire Responds To Rollover Crash At Gardella Avenue And Bennie Lane  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they responded to a rollover crash at Gardella Avenue and Bennie Lane on Wednesday night.


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



North Orinda fire evacuation drill runs smoothly | Orinda - Lamorindaweekly
North Orinda fire evacuation drill runs smoothly | Orinda  Lamorindaweekly

The early morning hours on Saturday, Jan. 26 saw many Orinda residents being alerted to a practice fire danger and evacuating their north Orinda ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 04:43:46 GMT



Crews respond to fire inside Atlantis Casino restaurant kitchen - KRNV My News 4
Crews respond to fire inside Atlantis Casino restaurant kitchen  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department responded to a fire inside the Atlantis Casino on Saturday, September 1 at around 9:30 p.m.Fire crews arrived on scene to find part of ...


Posted on Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Crews put out Sun Valley fire - KOLO
Crews put out Sun Valley fire  KOLO

No one was inside the home and no injuries have been reported, though one firefighter is being treated for a 'heat-related illness,' according to Reno Fire.


Posted on Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



12 people displaced as homes burn near Auto Museum - KOLO
12 people displaced as homes burn near Auto Museum  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department battled a 3-alarm fire near the National Automobile Museum in downtown Reno.


Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire hiring, seeks candidates from all corners of community - KOLO
Reno Fire hiring, seeks candidates from all corners of community  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department will test recruit firefighters from February 12 to 16, 2018.


Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Investigates Explosion At Hi Ho Motor Lodge Friday - KTVN
Reno Fire Investigates Explosion At Hi Ho Motor Lodge Friday  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department reports they responded to a structure fire in the 1200 block of East 4th Street on Friday night. They said an explosion set off a small ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire recovers body from the Truckee River that had 'been there for a period of time' - Reno Gazette Journal
Reno Fire recovers body from the Truckee River that had 'been there for a period of time'  Reno Gazette Journal

A Reno Fire Department wet team recovered a body from the Truckee River Sunday near the South McCarran Boulevard bridge close to East Greg Street.


Posted on Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Car with Oregon plates found burning in a ditch in the hills north of McCarran Blvd - Reno Gazette Journal
Car with Oregon plates found burning in a ditch in the hills north of McCarran Blvd  Reno Gazette Journal

An empty car was found burning in a ditch near a North Reno neighborhood Sunday morning, which produced a plume of black smoke that wafted towards ...


Posted on Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Building burns Tuesday in Reno's north valleys - Reno Gazette Journal
Building burns Tuesday in Reno's north valleys  Reno Gazette Journal

Radio announcements indicated that fire crews had to work from outside the building due to hazards inside.


Posted on Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Camp Fire destroys 6,700 structures; 9 dead - KOLO
Camp Fire destroys 6,700 structures; 9 dead  KOLO

The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):. 6:20 p.m.. Authorities say nine people have been confirmed dead in a Northern California wildfire.


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire Breaks Out Near GSR, Two In Custody - KTVN
Fire Breaks Out Near GSR, Two In Custody  KTVN

An investigation is underway after a fire broke out in a field from across the Grand Sierra Resort near Mill Street in Reno. The Reno Fire Department says they ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department holds agility test training - KOLO
Reno Fire Department holds agility test training  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) For the first time, the Reno Fire Department held an agility test training open to the public. The agility test is comprised of six parts including ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Brush Fire Near Mira Loma Now 50% Contained - KTVN
Brush Fire Near Mira Loma Now 50% Contained  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says the fire has burned 27.3 acres at this time and is 100% contained.


Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Gas explosion at Reno home displaces family - KOLO
Gas explosion at Reno home displaces family  KOLO

The explosion happened in the basement of a home on Eureka Avenue.


Posted on Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



RFD recruits trained to fight structure fire - KOLO
RFD recruits trained to fight structure fire  KOLO

CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) 16 new Reno Fire Department recruits are halfway through the academy. Structure fire training marks the halfway point for those ...


Posted on Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Sparks Fire Department: 25-acre Rio Alayne Fire near Sparks neighborhood fully contained - Reno Gazette Journal
Sparks Fire Department: 25-acre Rio Alayne Fire near Sparks neighborhood fully contained  Reno Gazette Journal

A 25-acre brush fire in Sparks that threatened about a dozen homes and burned backyard fences has been contained, according to a press release from the ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Birds to blame for several recent fires in Northern Nevada - KOLO
Birds to blame for several recent fires in Northern Nevada  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) Over the last few months, birds have been to blame for sparking several fires in northern Nevada. The smallest came in July between the ...


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Water leak briefly shuts down northwest Reno road - KOLO
Water leak briefly shuts down northwest Reno road  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A Reno residential road is back open after a water pipe burst. Tuesday December 25, 2018, water was reported leaking from underneath ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Stuck vehicle causes brush fire near top of Sutro Street - KOLO
Stuck vehicle causes brush fire near top of Sutro Street  KOLO

The vehicle was stuck and ignited near by brush on fire.


Posted on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire near Caughlin Parkway knocked down fast; traffic diverted - Reno Gazette Journal
Fire near Caughlin Parkway knocked down fast; traffic diverted  Reno Gazette Journal

Some lanes of McCarran Boulevard were closed as crews mop up the blaze.


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Juvenile detained, accused of starting brush fire - KOLO
Juvenile detained, accused of starting brush fire  KOLO

Reno, Nev. (KOLO) - A juvenile has been detained, suspected of starting a fire in Stead Saturday. No name or age have been released.


Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Possible suspect sought in fire along I-80 near Gold Ranch - KOLO
Possible suspect sought in fire along I-80 near Gold Ranch  KOLO

VERDI, Nev. (KOLO) - Update 5:05pm: The Reno Fire Department says investigators have received a report of a transient man who was seen near the origin ...


Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Department Tests New Sensor Tech to Find People in Burning Buildings - ThisisReno
Fire Department Tests New Sensor Tech to Find People in Burning Buildings  ThisisReno

The Reno Fire Department last week held a search simulation to assist in finding people in buildings when visibility may be limited, such as in fires and other ...


Posted on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Latest Camp Fire figures: 63 dead, 631 not accounted for - KOLO
Latest Camp Fire figures: 63 dead, 631 not accounted for  KOLO

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said he believes there are people on the list who fled the blaze and don't realize they were reported missing.


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire activity so far this year in Reno outpacing last year - KOLO
Fire activity so far this year in Reno outpacing last year  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- Wildfires were not on a lot of people's minds in early 2018, but fast forward to September, it's a different story. "We are still in a very dry ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Crews extinguish early-morning house fire - KOLO
Crews extinguish early-morning house fire  KOLO

Reno Fire says this is not the first time the house has caught fire, saying homeless people have broken in and have started fires to keep warm. The fire ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woolsey Fire Burns 96949 Acres, 100% Contained - KTVN
Woolsey Fire Burns 96949 Acres, 100% Contained  KTVN

UPDATE: Authorities have so far counted 1500 structures were destroyed and 341 damaged by the deadly Southern California fire.


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Despite longer fire season and more calls, local fire departments have fewer firefighters - KRNV My News 4
Despite longer fire season and more calls, local fire departments have fewer firefighters  KRNV My News 4

Despite longer fire seasons and a growing population, some local fire departments are responding to more calls annually with fewer firefighters.The Reno Fire ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Your guide to the Reno mayor's race: Hillary Schieve, Eddie Lorton on the issues - Reno Gazette Journal
Your guide to the Reno mayor's race: Hillary Schieve, Eddie Lorton on the issues  Reno Gazette Journal

Hillary Schieve and Eddie Lorton talk transportation, new taxes for the fire department and protections for renters.


Posted on Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire says boat, RV fires likely human-caused - KOLO
Reno Fire says boat, RV fires likely human-caused  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department says a fire in central Reno was likely human-caused.


Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters face higher-than-average risks on front lines - KOLO
Firefighters face higher-than-average risks on front lines  KOLO

The long-term effects of firefighting can take its toll on those on the front lines.


Posted on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Lemmon Valley fire extinguished after threatening homes - KOLO
Lemmon Valley fire extinguished after threatening homes  KOLO

Battalion Chief Mark Bohach says wind blew the fire away from homes, and the only road closures were Lemmon Drive from 395 to North Virginia, and Heindel ...


Posted on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Nevada agencies send teams to help fight California fires - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada agencies send teams to help fight California fires  Las Vegas Review-Journal

As wildfires burn in California, agencies from both ends of Nevada have sent resources to help fight the blazes.


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



'Intentional act': 1 hurt when train, RV collide in west Reno - Reno Gazette Journal
'Intentional act': 1 hurt when train, RV collide in west Reno  Reno Gazette Journal

There were no fatalities, according to a fire battalion chief at the scene.


Posted on Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tahoe fireworks barge burns, plus 6 Reno blazes, dumpster fire in Sparks - Reno Gazette Journal
Tahoe fireworks barge burns, plus 6 Reno blazes, dumpster fire in Sparks  Reno Gazette Journal

The Tahoe barge fire was put out after six minutes, fire officials said.


Posted on Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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