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Reno Fire Quickly Knocks Down Fire at Condemned Building - KTVN
Reno Fire Quickly Knocks Down Fire at Condemned Building  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department knocked down a fire at a condemned building on McCloud Avenue and Fife Drive on Monday evening. They said the building was ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:15:59 GMT



Reno Fire Department rescues rafter in Truckee River - KOLO
Reno Fire Department rescues rafter in Truckee River  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department responded to a report of a person in a boat stuck in the rapids of the Truckee River between Arlington Boulevard ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brush fire contained near McCarran and Caughlin Parkway - KOLO
Brush fire contained near McCarran and Caughlin Parkway  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO) Reno Fire Department crews have contained a brush fire in the area of South McCarran and Caughlin Parkway in southwest Reno.


Posted on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 23:04:03 GMT



Fire at Reno apartments displaces three families - KOLO
Fire at Reno apartments displaces three families  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department extinguished a fire in an apartment building just south of Midtown Reno Sunday morning.


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire out at southeast Reno shopping center - KOLO
Fire out at southeast Reno shopping center  KOLO

Reno Fire crews responded to a fire at Mira Loma Shopping Center.


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Department Urges River Safety - ThisisReno
Fire Department Urges River Safety  ThisisReno

The Reno Fire Department is encouraging the public to avoid recreation activities on the Truckee River.


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



New mural at Reno Fire Station 4 unveiled - KRNV My News 4
New mural at Reno Fire Station 4 unveiled  KRNV My News 4

A new mural at a local fire station was unveiled Tuesday and it brings a lot of Wolf Pack pride. Reno Fire Station 4, located at Ralston and 11th Streets, received ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Explosion damages dorms at University of Nevada, Reno campus - CNN
Explosion damages dorms at University of Nevada, Reno campus  CNN

All classes at the University of Nevada, Reno, were canceled Friday following an explosion that damaged a residence hall on campus, according to officials.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Carson City Fire Department called to assist with northwest Reno brush fire - Carson Now
Carson City Fire Department called to assist with northwest Reno brush fire  Carson Now

The Carson City Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon for mutual aid Type 1 fire engine assist due to a brush fire near Somersett in northwest Reno.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:14:33 GMT



Reno Fire Removes Roof of Car After Crash at Kauai Court - KTVN
Reno Fire Removes Roof of Car After Crash at Kauai Court  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they had to remove the roof of a car on Friday after a crash near Kauai Court. There's no word on the status of the driver at this ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Multiple agencies respond to 4-acre Estates Fire near Golden Valley - KRNV My News 4
Multiple agencies respond to 4-acre Estates Fire near Golden Valley  KRNV My News 4

Truckee Meadows and Reno Fire crews responded to the area of Estates Road and Patrician Drive in Golden Valley Saturday afternoon on reports of a brush ...


Posted on Sat, 06 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Rescues Child After Fall on Peavine Mountain - KTVN
Reno Fire Rescues Child After Fall on Peavine Mountain  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they responded for a hiking rescue on Peavine Mountain on Friday afternoon. They said just after 4 p.m., a call came in that a ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD: Brush fire in northwest Reno near temple on Clubhouse Drive grew to 5 acres - Reno Gazette Journal
RFD: Brush fire in northwest Reno near temple on Clubhouse Drive grew to 5 acres  Reno Gazette Journal

This is a developing story and more information will be added as it is made available.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters extinguish brush fire in north Reno - KOLO
Firefighters extinguish brush fire in north Reno  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO) Reno Fire Department crews have extinguished a half-acre brush fire in north Reno. Photo courtesy Reno Fire Department. Flames were ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire Near Valley Road and South Maddux Drive - KTVN
Crews Quickly Extinguish Fire Near Valley Road and South Maddux Drive  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they extinguished a one-acre brush fire near Valley Road on Monday evening. They said the cause is under investigation.


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Boiler Explosion at UNR Leave Eight Injured - Contracting Business
Boiler Explosion at UNR Leave Eight Injured  Contracting Business

RENO, NEVADA — Multiple news outlets have reported on two explosions at the University of Nevada, Reno, which occured on July 5th. According to accounts ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:48:45 GMT



Reno firefighters were moments from going inside Argenta Hall when it exploded - KRNV My News 4
Reno firefighters were moments from going inside Argenta Hall when it exploded  KRNV My News 4

Reno firefighters were just moments from entering Argenta Hall on Friday afternoon when it exploded, a Reno Fire Department captain told News 4-Fox 11 on ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 02:50:50 GMT



Reno Fire Dept. Seeing an Uptick in Human Caused Fires - KKOH
Reno Fire Dept. Seeing an Uptick in Human Caused Fires  KKOH

The Reno Fire Department is seeing an uptick in human caused fires, and one of the top three culprits are improperly extinguished barbecue fires, which can be ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Gas Leak Capped Near Kingfisher Drive - KTVN
Gas Leak Capped Near Kingfisher Drive  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department reports they responded to a gas leak near Kingfisher Drive on Monday evening. They said homeowners were digging to extend their ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 04:29:00 GMT



Cause of UNR explosion still under investigation, students relocated to Peavine Hall - KRNV My News 4
Cause of UNR explosion still under investigation, students relocated to Peavine Hall  KRNV My News 4

At a press conference on Saturday, several law enforcement agencies provided additional details on the explosion that left eight injured at the University of ...


Posted on Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



MAJOR UPDATES: UNR dorm explosion caused by gas leak. Nye, Argenta will be closed, rebuilt - Reno Gazette Journal
MAJOR UPDATES: UNR dorm explosion caused by gas leak. Nye, Argenta will be closed, rebuilt  Reno Gazette Journal

University of Nevada, Reno and state of Nevada officials provided updates about a major explosion that caused significant damage to two dorms on July 5.


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:38:00 GMT



Reno firefighter injured after partial ceiling collapse - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Reno firefighter injured after partial ceiling collapse  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The fire was reported just after 6:30 a.m. as a brush fire but it turned out to be a house that was in flames.


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:04:18 GMT



Argenta Hall press conference updates campus on latest developments - Nevada Today
Argenta Hall press conference updates campus on latest developments  Nevada Today

State Fire Marshal says explosion was caused by “isolated incident” in boiler room.


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 23:27:58 GMT



RFD extinguishes apartment fire that leaves two families displaced, no injuries reported - KRNV My News 4
RFD extinguishes apartment fire that leaves two families displaced, no injuries reported  KRNV My News 4

On Sunday morning, at about 10:50 a. m. , the Reno Fire Department responded to reports of a possible structure fire at 284 Stoddard Drive in Reno. Upon their ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Carson City Fire Department called to assist fighting Pleasant Valley wildfire - Carson Now
Carson City Fire Department called to assist fighting Pleasant Valley wildfire  Carson Now

UPDATE 8:51PM: I-580 has been cleared for traffic in both directions at Bowers Mansion, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. Truckee ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



American Airlines flight bound for Dallas makes early-morning emergency landing at Reno-Tahoe - Reno Gazette Journal
American Airlines flight bound for Dallas makes early-morning emergency landing at Reno-Tahoe  Reno Gazette Journal

American Airlines flight 1266 bound for Dallas Fort Worth had to make an emergency landing at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport this morning after the ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



RFD reminds the public of the importance of water safety - KRNV My News 4
RFD reminds the public of the importance of water safety  KRNV My News 4

With temperatures heating up and many people getting out in the water, the City of Reno and the Reno Fire Department will like to remind residents to use ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Second in 2 days: Carson City Fire Department called to brush fire near landfill - Carson Now
Second in 2 days: Carson City Fire Department called to brush fire near landfill  Carson Now

UPDATE 10:51AM: Smoldering material from Friday's fire at the landfill caused it to reignite and burn around a 20 foot by 20 foot swath before being knocked ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Smoke visible on east side of Carson CIty is Fire Department training exercise - Carson Now
Smoke visible on east side of Carson CIty is Fire Department training exercise  Carson Now

Smoke that is visible on the east side of Carson City near Butti Way is a previously announced structure fire training exercise being conducted by the Carson City ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Eight people injured in explosion at University of Nevada, Reno dorm - Farmington Daily Times
Eight people injured in explosion at University of Nevada, Reno dorm  Farmington Daily Times

A utilities explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno caused the partial collapse of a dormitory building and at least minor injuries, authorities said.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 21:56:00 GMT



Reno Crews Respond to Fire Near UNR - KKOH
Reno Crews Respond to Fire Near UNR  KKOH

The Reno Fire Department were able to keep a fast growing brush fire to one acre near the University of Nevada-Reno campus. The fire was first reported ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



New faces Reno Aces hand Isotopes 5-1 loss | Carson City Nevada News - Carson Now
New faces Reno Aces hand Isotopes 5-1 loss | Carson City Nevada News  Carson Now

New faces helped the Reno Aces top the Albuquerque Isotopes 5-1 on Friday night at Greater Nevada Field.


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Carson City investigators say Sunday's townhouse fire classified as arson - Carson Now
Carson City investigators say Sunday's townhouse fire classified as arson  Carson Now

The Carson City Sheriff's Office and fire department investigators say Sunday night's structure fire at a vacant townhouse under construction has been classified ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Authorities respond to 'major utility incident' at Nevada university - KESQ
Authorities respond to 'major utility incident' at Nevada university  KESQ

Emergency responders were investigating an incident Friday on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, according to the school's website.


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Firefighter Hurt Battling House Fire - KNPR
Reno Firefighter Hurt Battling House Fire  KNPR

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Reno firefighter has been injured while battling a house fire but the injuries turned out to be fairly minor.The firefighter was hurt Saturday ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:04:56 GMT



Carson City Sheriff's Office says runaway teen found in Reno - Carson Now
Carson City Sheriff's Office says runaway teen found in Reno  Carson Now

UPDATE 7:39PM: A runaway, juvenile Christian Zarate, was found safe in Reno by the Carson City Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Nevada Highway ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Cause of Sunday night's fire at vacant apartment off Little Lane under investigation - Carson Now
Cause of Sunday night's fire at vacant apartment off Little Lane under investigation  Carson Now

The cause of a fire late Sunday that destroyed a vacant apartment unit and caused moderate damage to another unit off of Little Lane on Centerville is under ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno shooting suspect taken into custody by Douglas County Sheriff's Office - Carson Now
Reno shooting suspect taken into custody by Douglas County Sheriff's Office  Carson Now

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received information Monday from the Nevada Highway Patrol they were in pursuit of a Dodge Challenger driven by a ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Addicted Nevada: how law enforcement is using drug to reverse opioid overdoses - KRNV My News 4
Addicted Nevada: how law enforcement is using drug to reverse opioid overdoses  KRNV My News 4

Several law enforcement agencies in Washoe County have stocked up on the life-saving drug, Narcan, in order to combat the opioid crisis. Officers have been ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Carson City area weather: Thunderstorms likely in western Nevada and Sierra - Carson Now
Carson City area weather: Thunderstorms likely in western Nevada and Sierra  Carson Now

Scattered thunderstorms were developing Sunday afternoon across the Sierra and Western Nevada, prompting a special statement by the National Weather ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Three Families Displaced by Fire South of Midtown - KKOH
Three Families Displaced by Fire South of Midtown  KKOH

The Reno Fire Department responded to a fire in an apartment building just south of Midtown Reno Sunday morning. The fire displaced three families, there ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Causes Damage to Businesses at Mira Loma & McCarran - KKOH
Fire Causes Damage to Businesses at Mira Loma & McCarran  KKOH

A fire caused minor damage to businesses at Mira Loma Drive and McCarran Boulevard in southeast Reno last night. The Reno Fire Department responded to ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Carson City's Shoe Tree Brewing takes home medals in U.S Open Beer Championship - Carson Now
Carson City's Shoe Tree Brewing takes home medals in U.S Open Beer Championship  Carson Now

Shoe Tree Brewing Co. in Carson City received two Bronze Medals at the U.S Open Beer Championship held in Oxford, Ohio. Breweries from Russia to Rhode ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 15:43:51 GMT



Get in the Act! Summer Theater Camp for Kids at Children's Museum Northern Nevada - Carson Now
Get in the Act! Summer Theater Camp for Kids at Children's Museum Northern Nevada  Carson Now

Get in the Act is celebrating its 19th summer of providing aspiring young performers to the magical world of theater through dancing, singing and acting and we ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Driver dies in Sunday afternoon single vehicle rollover near Dayton - Carson Now
Driver dies in Sunday afternoon single vehicle rollover near Dayton  Carson Now

UPDATE 4:24PM: The Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting a fatality in the rollover that happened Sunday afternoon near Dayton. The single occupant was ...


Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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



One Person Rescued After Getting Stuck in Truckee River Rapids - KKOH
One Person Rescued After Getting Stuck in Truckee River Rapids  KKOH

The Reno Fire Department responded to a report of a person in a boat stuck in the rapids of the Truckee River between Arlington Boulevard and Sierra Street ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bells ring for liberty, independence in downtown Carson City - Carson Now
Bells ring for liberty, independence in downtown Carson City  Carson Now

Visitors and residents of Carson City were treated Thursday morning to patriotic music and a public reading of the Declaration of Independence by the Sons of ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Jul 2019 18:42:54 GMT



Reno Fire Department releases cause of fire that killed woman in Stead - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department releases cause of fire that killed woman in Stead  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department has released the cause of a house fire in Stead that killed a 61-year-old woman on April 3. According to the department, M'Lissa ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center hosts quarterly 'What's for Breakfast?' - Carson Now
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center hosts quarterly 'What's for Breakfast?'  Carson Now

Join the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center for their quarterly breakfast networking and learn about the 2020 Census and various ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 21:17:21 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



Fire in field in northeast Reno quickly extinguished - KOLO
Fire in field in northeast Reno quickly extinguished  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- A fire in northeast Reno Wednesday evening spread from a ditch to a field before Reno Fire Department crews knocked it down.


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno brush fire started by weed burning; no open burning allowed - KOLO
Reno brush fire started by weed burning; no open burning allowed  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- A Saturday brush fire started by a homeowner burning weeds has prompted the Reno Fire Department to remind people open burning in ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Woman killed in fire had been smoking while using oxygen - KOLO
Woman killed in fire had been smoking while using oxygen  KOLO

A dog inside survived and was given to Animal Control.


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Teen Receives New Bike at the Reno Fire Department - KTVN
Teen Receives New Bike at the Reno Fire Department  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department recognized a local teenager for his safe bike habits.


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire at northeast Reno home displaces tenant - KOLO
Fire at northeast Reno home displaces tenant  KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- A northeast Reno home is not inhabitable and its resident displaced after a fire Saturday morning. The Reno Fire Department responded ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire extinguishes house fire near rodeo grounds - KOLO
Reno Fire extinguishes house fire near rodeo grounds  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO) Reno Fire Department crews say they don't yet know the cause of a fire in a house in the 1200 block of East 9th Street, east of the county ...


Posted on Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Local Fire Caused By Weed Burning - KTVN
Local Fire Caused By Weed Burning  KTVN

Today the Reno Fire Department knocked down a fire started by a homeowner who was burning weeds with a torch. They remind that open burning within city ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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



Faulty electrical equipment started north Reno fire - KOLO
Faulty electrical equipment started north Reno fire  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)- The Reno Fire Department says a house fire in north Reno Friday was caused by a faulty supply line to the garage exterior lighting chase.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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 08:00:00 GMT



Firehouse Subs Celebrates Grant to Reno Fire Department - KTVN
Firehouse Subs Celebrates Grant to Reno Fire Department  KTVN

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is celebrating a $28369 grant awarded to Reno Fire Department to fund the purchase of a 15-lead monitor/defibrillator.


Posted on Sat, 13 Apr 2019 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



Reno Fire Quickly Knocks Down Fire at Trailer Park - KTVN
Reno Fire Quickly Knocks Down Fire at Trailer Park  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they responded to a structure fire at Green Acres Trailer Park on Monday afternoon. They said firefighters quickly knocked it ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 00:56:26 GMT



Reno Fire Uses UTV to Rescue Bicyclist Stuck in Evans Creek Drainage - KTVN
Reno Fire Uses UTV to Rescue Bicyclist Stuck in Evans Creek Drainage  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they rescued a bicyclist from a drainage ditch near Evans Creek on Friday. They said they extracted the person using a transport ...


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 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



Fire Investigators Release Cause of Deadly House Fire in Stead - KTVN
Fire Investigators Release Cause of Deadly House Fire in Stead  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department has released the cause of a deadly house fire in Stead last week.


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 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



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



Firefighters douse small fire near Peavine Creek - KOLO
Firefighters douse small fire near Peavine Creek  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO) - Fire crews extinguished a small fire on Apollo near Reno's lower Peavine Creek Reservoir off Apollo Way and Kelly Drive Monday. The fire ...


Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department participates in "Shamrock Shave" for a good cause - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department participates in "Shamrock Shave" for a good cause  KRNV My News 4

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



Reno Firefighters Train for River Rescues - KTVN
Reno Firefighters Train for River Rescues  KTVN

With the Truckee River running as high and as fast as it is, Reno firefighters were out training Friday on how to rescue someone from the water.


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 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: 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



Reno Fire Reports No Injuries After Late-Night Structure Fire - KTVN
Reno Fire Reports No Injuries After Late-Night Structure Fire  KTVN

Reno Fire Department shut down a late-night house fire on February 10, 2019 in the 400 block of Thoma Street near Wells Avenue.


Posted on Mon, 11 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



El Reno responds to dozens of water rescues - KFOR Oklahoma City
El Reno responds to dozens of water rescues  KFOR Oklahoma City

EL RENO, Okla. - Dozens of people are safe in El Reno, but many had to be rescued from their homes and cars Tuesday morning. And, the El Reno Fire ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire partners with SFD and TMFPD to support the JUSTin Hope Foundation this month - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire partners with SFD and TMFPD to support the JUSTin Hope Foundation this month  KRNV My News 4

In support of Autism Awareness Month this April, the Reno Fire Department (RFD), Sparks Fire Department (SFD), and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Family Displaced in Structure Fire on Maddux Drive - KTVN
Family Displaced in Structure Fire on Maddux Drive  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department has released new details on a structure fire they responded to on North Maddux Drive on Thursday afternoon.


Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



Family displaced following house fire in Reno - KOLO
Family displaced following house fire in Reno  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO) - Use of a barbecue may be to blame for sparking a house fire on Big Bend Lane and Bryce Canyon Lane, according to the Reno Fire ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Homeowner burning weeds causes SW Reno brush fire - KOLO
Homeowner burning weeds causes SW Reno brush fire  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department is reminding people not to burn weeds within city limits, as a homeowner burning weeds in southwest Reno ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 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



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



Firefighter hurt as flames burn into NW Reno attic - KOLO
Firefighter hurt as flames burn into NW Reno attic  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- A northwest Reno fire damaged a home Saturday morning and a falling ceiling injured a firefighter, but he was treated and released from a ...


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Caps Gas Leak near Marsh Avenue - KTVN
Reno Fire Caps Gas Leak near Marsh Avenue  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department says they capped a gas leak near Marsh Avenue on Wednesday afternoon. They said a gas line was hit by construction workers in ...


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 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 asks lawmakers for emergency measure to raise property taxes for more cops, firefighters - Reno Gazette Journal
Reno asks lawmakers for emergency measure to raise property taxes for more cops, firefighters  Reno Gazette Journal

The city of Reno on Friday asked the Nevada Legislature for emergency measure that would allow cities to raise property taxes to address understaffed police ...


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 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



RFD Extinguish Structure Fire on Stratford Drive - KTVN
RFD Extinguish Structure Fire on Stratford Drive  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department extinguished a structure fire that sparked on Stratford Drive near Wells and Valley Road.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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 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



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



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



RFD: Extinguishes Fire at Green Pines Apartment - KTVN
RFD: Extinguishes Fire at Green Pines Apartment  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department extinguished a fire that sparked at an apartment complex in North Reno early Monday morning.


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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 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



Man pulled from Truckee with hypothermia - KOLO
Man pulled from Truckee with hypothermia  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO) - A man was hospitalized for hypothermia after being pulled from the Truckee River. The Reno Fire Department responded to Fisherman's ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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



 

 
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