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Reno Fire Department participates in "Shamrock Shave" for a good cause - FoxReno.com
Reno Fire Department participates in "Shamrock Shave" for a good cause  FoxReno.com

The Reno Fire Department participated in the Shamrock Shave today, to help find a cure for childhood cancer. Firefighters from other cities as well as RFD have ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Reno Fire Department does more than put out fires - KRNV My News 4
The Reno Fire Department does more than put out fires  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department has three specialty teams: the Water Entry Team (WET), Haz Mat (Hazardous Materials Team), and Urban Search and Rescue ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:20:15 GMT



Reno Fire Department honor terminally ill 9-year-old boy who has terminal illness - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department honor terminally ill 9-year-old boy who has terminal illness  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department honored 9-year-old Ben Anderson on Friday, March 1, at Fire Station 12. About a year ago, Ben was diagnosed with a terminal ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Reno firefighters help deliver baby girl - KOLO
Reno firefighters help deliver baby girl  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- The Reno Fire Department was sent on a medical run Tuesday morning and the woman ended up being in labor. That new mom, we're ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Hazmat situation by Sliver Legacy deemed harmless - KRNV My News 4
Hazmat situation by Sliver Legacy deemed harmless  KRNV My News 4

Multiple agencies responded to a hazmat situation on West Street between Fourth and Fifth streets by the Silver Legacy in downtown Reno this afternoon.


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:47:00 GMT



Reno Fire extinguishes house fire in northwest Reno - KOLO
Reno Fire extinguishes house fire in northwest Reno  KOLO

No one was hurt. Damage was extensive enough that the family is displaced until repairs can be made.


Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Takes Lead In Arson Case - KTVN
Reno Fire Takes Lead In Arson Case  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they responded to a car fire in the 1000 block of Riverside Drive on Friday evening.


Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Structure fire with no reported injuries temporarily closes Stratford Drive in Reno - KRNV My News 4
Structure fire with no reported injuries temporarily closes Stratford Drive in Reno  KRNV My News 4

This morning at about 3:25 a. m. , the Reno Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire in a residence on Stratford Drive in Reno. The fire occurred in ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:23:00 GMT



Fire Alarms Turn Into Structure Fire on Sinclair - KTVN
Fire Alarms Turn Into Structure Fire on Sinclair  KTVN

Reno Fire department responded to fire alarms at 160 Sinclair this afternoon.


Posted on Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



No Injuries After Fire at CVS on Oddie Boulevard - KTVN
No Injuries After Fire at CVS on Oddie Boulevard  KTVN

The Sparks Fire Department has released more details on a commercial structure fire that happened at the CVS Pharmacy on Oddie Boulevard on Thursday ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 22:26:53 GMT



Recent water searches remind the public of the importance of water safety - KRNV My News 4
Recent water searches remind the public of the importance of water safety  KRNV My News 4

The importance of water safety is on the minds of safety officials after this Winter's water rescues and searches. In January, two men drowned after their peddle ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:25:17 GMT



Patrol sergeant recovering at home after three-vehicle crash on I-77 - The Daily Jeffersonian
Patrol sergeant recovering at home after three-vehicle crash on I-77  The Daily Jeffersonian

MARIETTA — A highway patrol sergeant seriously injured when his cruiser was struck by a tractor-trailer while stopped on Interstate 77 has been released from ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:13:40 GMT



Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle resigns from the Nevada State Assembly - FoxReno.com
Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle resigns from the Nevada State Assembly  FoxReno.com

Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle resigned from his seat Thursday amid allegations of sexual harassment. The Assemblyman, who has served his Sparks-area ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 18:31:00 GMT



The Fall of Babylon…….Or In This Case, Reno (Opinion) - ThisisReno
The Fall of Babylon…….Or In This Case, Reno (Opinion)  ThisisReno

Katie Di Lillo Coombs weighs in on housing and development controversies in the Truckee Meadows.


Posted on Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



RV Home Fire at Stead Blvd and North Virginia - KTVN
RV Home Fire at Stead Blvd and North Virginia  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department is responding to a RV home fire at Stead Blvd and N Virginia. No injuries have been reported, and no one was inside. This is a ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019 21:41:23 GMT



Above Average Snowpack Doesn't Necessarily Mean a Higher Risk of Flooding - KTVN
Above Average Snowpack Doesn't Necessarily Mean a Higher Risk of Flooding  KTVN

We're coming off of a month of February that significantly contributed to the Sierra snowpack. And one thing is for sure, the size and speed of the Truckee River is ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



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 Mon, 18 Feb 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



Cause undetermined for south Reno condominium fire - KOLO
Cause undetermined for south Reno condominium fire  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) Reno Fire Department investigators say they don't know the cause of a fire that displaced 15 residents at the Meadowood Manor ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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



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



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 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 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



Twelve New Firefighters Welcomed to Reno Fire Department - ThisisReno
Twelve New Firefighters Welcomed to Reno Fire Department  ThisisReno

Twelve recruit firefighters graduated from the Reno Fire Department Academy yesterday, August 30, 2018. Their 17 weeks of training included Emergency ...


Posted on Sat, 01 Sep 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



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



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



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



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



Basement destroyed in Reno triplex fire - KOLO
Basement destroyed in Reno triplex fire  KOLO

The building had already had at least one fire and was red-tagged by the City of Reno Code Enforcement Department as illegal to occupy. But firefighters say ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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



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



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



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 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



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 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



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



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



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



Non-verbal teen found in Reno reunited with family - KOLO
Non-verbal teen found in Reno reunited with family  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- 2:09 p.m. update:The Reno Fire Department reports the teen has been reunited with his family. Original story: Authorities are asking for the ...


Posted on Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Shows Off New Drone, New Recruits - KTVN
Reno Fire Shows Off New Drone, New Recruits  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department has a new tool in its belt to help fight fires more quickly. Crews are now using a drone to survey incidents, and get different angles on ...


Posted on Thu, 30 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



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 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



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



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 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



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



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



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

Reno Fire Marshal Tray Palmer says Morris Snead is likely linked to two more fires and could have set all eight fires.


Posted on Sun, 19 Aug 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 Wed, 09 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



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



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 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 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



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



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



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



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



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



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 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Camp Fire: California wildfire a grim lesson for Reno firefighters - Reno Gazette Journal
Camp Fire: California wildfire a grim lesson for Reno firefighters  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



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



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



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 Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



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

Witnesses reported seeing homes, supermarkets, businesses, restaurants, schools and a retirement home up in flames.


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 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



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



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



Family Displaced After Fire Breaks Out Inside Home On Zeolite Drive - KTVN
Family Displaced After Fire Breaks Out Inside Home On Zeolite Drive  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1100 block of Zeolite Drive on Tuesday evening. They said they believe it was from a possible ...


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



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 Investigating a Structure Fire - KTVN
RFD Investigating a Structure Fire  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire near Forest Street and Lawrence Avenue. According to officials, they say the fire may have ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Sep 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



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



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



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



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: Suspect Arrested After Spraying Fire Extinguisher Inside Quickie Mart - KTVN
Reno Police: Suspect Arrested After Spraying Fire Extinguisher Inside Quickie Mart  KTVN

The Reno Police Department says they arrested a man after an altercation inside the Quickie Mart near Longley Lane Monday night.


Posted on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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