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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 21:21:00 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 22:18:45 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 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 03:44:56 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 Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:04:26 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 15:41:57 GMT



Young Man Has Been Reunited With His Family - KTVN
Young Man Has Been Reunited With His Family  KTVN

Reno Fire Department says they need help finding this young man's family.


Posted on Sat, 08 Dec 2018 22:11:00 GMT



Reno Fire Contain Fire At Abandoned Home - KTVN
Reno Fire Contain Fire At Abandoned Home  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they responded to a small fire at East 7th Street and Elko Avenue on Thursday evening.


Posted on Fri, 07 Dec 2018 03:42:00 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



Man arrested for arson, accused of again starting fire in condo - KOLO
Man arrested for arson, accused of again starting fire in condo  KOLO

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


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:28:34 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



Fire Damages Garage in South Reno, Does Not Spread to Home - KKOH
Fire Damages Garage in South Reno, Does Not Spread to Home  KKOH

A fire early Sunday in south Reno damaged a garage but did not spread to the home. The Reno fire Department sent crews to a fire in the 11000 block of ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 05:45:00 GMT



Reno Fire investigates attic fire on Arcane Ave in northwest Reno - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire investigates attic fire on Arcane Ave in northwest Reno  KRNV My News 4

A single family home was destroyed after a fire broke out in an attic at the 1900 Block of Arcane Ave on Monday, November 12. According to the Reno Fire ...


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



RFD: Structure Fire Involving Storage Units - KTVN
RFD: Structure Fire Involving Storage Units  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department extinguished a structure fire at 755 Kuenzli St.


Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Don't Let Your Christmas Tree Become a Christmas Tragedy - KKOH
Don't Let Your Christmas Tree Become a Christmas Tragedy  KKOH

The Reno Fire Department wants you to be cautious when setting up your Christmas tree, so you don't have a fire hazard waiting to happen. Audio Player.


Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2018 05:31:00 GMT



EDITORIAL: Fires leave trails of destruction throughout California - Las Vegas Review-Journal
EDITORIAL: Fires leave trails of destruction throughout California  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The carnage from three California wildfires continues to grow. The Camp Fire in Northern California has claimed at least 42 lives, with hundreds still ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Local fire crews return home after battling the Camp Fire for nearly two weeks - KRNV My News 4
Local fire crews return home after battling the Camp Fire for nearly two weeks  KRNV My News 4

Four firefighters from the Reno Fire Department pulled into station 6 Tuesday afternoon after spending twelve days battling the Camp Fire. "I've seen a lot of fires ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno News & Review - Safe space - News - Local Stories - November 22, 2018 - Reno News & Review
Reno News & Review - Safe space - News - Local Stories - November 22, 2018  Reno News & Review

By Jeri Chadwell. Fire officials discuss autumn and cold weather fire dangers. Published on November 22, 2018 as News in the Local Stories section of the ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:03:06 GMT



Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday - KTVN
Offices Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday  KTVN

A list of offices closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.


Posted on Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Northbound U.S. 395 reopened after semi rollover closed the highway - Reno Gazette Journal
Northbound U.S. 395 reopened after semi rollover closed the highway  Reno Gazette Journal

It's unclear what caused the commercial vehicle to roll over.


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



Don't Let a Grease Fire Ruin Your Christmas - KKOH
Don't Let a Grease Fire Ruin Your Christmas  KKOH

The Reno Fire department always sees an increase in grease fires during the winter months, and they have tips so you can put it out rather than spread the ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 05:58:00 GMT



Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week is a reminder for Nevada motorists to drive safely - Carson Now
Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week is a reminder for Nevada motorists to drive safely  Carson Now

CARSON CITY — The Nevada Department of Transportation and Nevada Highway Patrol are reminding motorists to drive attentively and slow down and move ...


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 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



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 tests new sensor technology to find people faster in an emergency - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department tests new sensor technology to find people faster in an emergency  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department performed a new sensor technology test on Saturday, Aug.4 at the University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center that can potentially ...


Posted on Mon, 06 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



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



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 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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 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



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 quickly extinguished a fire at Sierra RV in south Reno - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire quickly extinguished a fire at Sierra RV in south Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire on 9125 South Virginia Street in south Reno on Thursday, September 13. According to RFD, a man was ...


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



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 Department honors team promotions and heroic acts - FoxReno.com
Reno Fire Department honors team promotions and heroic acts  FoxReno.com

The Reno Fire Department honored several members of its team for their heroic acts on Friday, September 21. Reno Fire recognizedmore than 15 promotions ...


Posted on Fri, 21 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



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 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



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 Thu, 07 Jun 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



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 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



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



10 displaced from their homes as fire burns in downtown Reno - KRNV My News 4
10 displaced from their homes as fire burns in downtown Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department responded to a structure fire at around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 7.The fire started in the backyard of one of the homes at the ...


Posted on Sun, 08 Jul 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



Oxygen tanks spark garage fire on Caballo Drive in Reno - KRNV My News 4
Oxygen tanks spark garage fire on Caballo Drive in Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department has mopped up a structure fire near Dodson Elementary School.The fire broke out on Caballo Drive early Tuesday morning after ...


Posted on Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Dept. has 6 fires Wednesday night, likely from fireworks - KOLO
Reno Fire Dept. has 6 fires Wednesday night, likely from fireworks  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department handled six fires Wednesday night, most of them brush fires, Battalion chief Dirk Minore said.


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



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



The City of Reno introduces communications tools for residents in the area - KRNV My News 4
The City of Reno introduces communications tools for residents in the area  KRNV My News 4

The City of Reno has introduced additional communications tools meant to further enhance its citizen engagement efforts.Keeping citizens informed and ...


Posted on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Cat in tree leads to Reno water rescue call - KOLO
Cat in tree leads to Reno water rescue call  KOLO

Witnesses said that as the would-be rescuer got close to the cat, it jumped from the tree and landed in the river. They watched it climb out of the water, back to ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department kicks off teddy bear drive for kids in crisis situations - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department kicks off teddy bear drive for kids in crisis situations  KRNV My News 4

Starting on Monday, January 29, you can donate a new or gently loved teddy bear or plush animal to the Reno Fire Department.All collected bears will be given ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Small Wildfire Breaks Out North of Reno Near Bordertown - KTVN
Small Wildfire Breaks Out North of Reno Near Bordertown  KTVN

Authorities say a suspected cooking fire started a small wildfire north of Reno near Highway 395, Bordertown and White Lake.


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Crews knock down small brush fire in southeast Reno - KOLO
Crews knock down small brush fire in southeast Reno  KOLO

The Rio Wrangler Fire is fully contained as of Saturday night.


Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Three pets lost, family displaced after fire destroys trailer at Reno mobile home park - KRNV My News 4
Three pets lost, family displaced after fire destroys trailer at Reno mobile home park  KRNV My News 4

A family has been displaced after a fire completely destroyed a trailer at a Reno mobile home park on Wednesday afternoon.An on-duty battalion chief with the ...


Posted on Wed, 16 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



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

The Reno Fire Department held an agility test training that was open to the public on December 9 and 10.


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



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 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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



Reno Fire and Truckee Meadows Fire respond to structure fire in Reno - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire and Truckee Meadows Fire respond to structure fire in Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department and the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District are responding to a structure fire on Friday, August 3.The structure fire started as a ...


Posted on Fri, 03 Aug 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



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



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



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



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



Abandoned trailer catches fire near 7th and Sutro streets in downtown Reno - KRNV My News 4
Abandoned trailer catches fire near 7th and Sutro streets in downtown Reno  KRNV My News 4

Crews quickly extinguished a trailer fire in downtown Reno on Tuesday morning.According to Captain Brad Jensen with the Reno Fire Department, crews ...


Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 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



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

Sixteen recruits of the Reno Fire Department participated in structure fire training in Carson City.


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



Lifesaving PulsePoint app now available in Reno - KRNV My News 4
Lifesaving PulsePoint app now available in Reno  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department is proud to announce that it is the first emergency response agency in the region to join the lifesaving PulsePoint app.RFD will ...


Posted on Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Prevention Week: Are you prepared? - KRNV My News 4
Fire Prevention Week: Are you prepared?  KRNV My News 4

October 7-13 is National Fire Prevention Week, but here locally Reno Fire Department is dubbing the whole month of October as Fire Prevention Month. Officials ...


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



Body recovered from Truckee River near Greg Street - KOLO
Body recovered from Truckee River near Greg Street  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department recovered a body Sunday from the Truckee River near Greg Street by the old Manogue High School location.


Posted on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Red Cross assisting family displaced by house fire in Reno - KOLO
Red Cross assisting family displaced by house fire in Reno  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department responded to a fire at a duplex on Fluorite Circle early Tuesday, August 21, 2018.


Posted on Tue, 21 Aug 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



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



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



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



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



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



Reno police: 72-year-old pedestrian hit and killed by commercial truck Monday - Reno Gazette Journal
Reno police: 72-year-old pedestrian hit and killed by commercial truck Monday  Reno Gazette Journal

A 72-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi Monday evening near the intersection of North Virginia Street and North McCarran Boulevard, according to ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire: Car Crashes Into Silver Legacy Loading Docks - KTVN
Reno Fire: Car Crashes Into Silver Legacy Loading Docks  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department reports they responded to a vehicle that had crashed into a building on Tuesday. They said no one was injured. They said business ...


Posted on Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Crews Save Home After Spotting Smoke From Atop City Hall - KTVN
Reno Fire Crews Save Home After Spotting Smoke From Atop City Hall  KTVN

An investigation is underway after a fire broke out on Cannan Street in Reno late Thursday morning.


Posted on Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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



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



Fire damages home in southeast Reno; dog rescued - KOLO
Fire damages home in southeast Reno; dog rescued  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A house fire in the 2700 block of Trail Rider Drive in southeast Reno has been extinguished. The scene of a fire in the 2700 block of Trail ...


Posted on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Electrocuted bird sparks small brush fire in south Reno - FoxReno.com
Electrocuted bird sparks small brush fire in south Reno  FoxReno.com

Crews have mopped up a quarter-acre brush fire in south Reno.According to Captain Bill Gentry with the Reno Fire Department, a bird landed on a power line, ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Jul 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



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



Senator Cortez Masto tours Reno Fire Department - KOLO
Senator Cortez Masto tours Reno Fire Department  KOLO

US Senator Catherine Cortez Masto spoke with local fire fighters about securing federal funding for mitigation management.


Posted on Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Motor home burns in Reno RV park; others threatened - KOLO
Motor home burns in Reno RV park; others threatened  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A motor home caught fire Saturday afternoon in the 200 block of Parr Boulevard in North Reno. The loss is put at $35,000.


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



 

 
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