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Reno Fire Trains for Wildfire Season - KTVN
Reno Fire Trains for Wildfire Season  KTVN

Every Spring, the Reno Fire Department re-trains every firefighter on some of the important components of wildfires.


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 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 Sat, 18 May 2019 00:56:00 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 23:26:00 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



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



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 23:20:00 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



Theft suspect pronounced dead after being pulled from river - KOLO
Theft suspect pronounced dead after being pulled from river  KOLO

RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office confirms a man pulled from the Truckee River Sunday has died. He has been identified as ...


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



House Fire on Fir Drive Quickly Knocked Down - KTVN
House Fire on Fir Drive Quickly Knocked Down  KTVN

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) says crews responded to a house fire on Fir Drive in North Valleys on Tuesday afternoon.


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



Fire crews hold nighttime river rescue training - KOLO
Fire crews hold nighttime river rescue training  KOLO

Rescue dummies will be used to simulate real-world victims.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Thousands of locals hit the roadways to celebrate Memorial Day - FoxReno.com
Thousands of locals hit the roadways to celebrate Memorial Day  FoxReno.com

Memorial Day is one of the most popular travel holidays of the year, almost rivaling with Christmas and Thanksgiving. According to AAA, 43 million people will ...


Posted on Sat, 25 May 2019 02:09:54 GMT



Governor Sisolak signs bill funding electric school buses - FoxReno.com
Governor Sisolak signs bill funding electric school buses  FoxReno.com

Governor Sisolak has signed SB299 Thursdayto create an incentive program for school districts to use electric school buses. According to the release, the ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 23:43:00 GMT



Dumpster Fire Threatens Structure Near Scheels - KTVN
Dumpster Fire Threatens Structure Near Scheels  KTVN

The Sparks Fire Department says they responded to a dumpster fire in the 1400 block of Scheels in Sparks on Tuesday evening. They said when they arrived, ...


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Reno News & Review - High waters - News - Local Stories - May 2, 2019 - Reno News & Review
Reno News & Review - High waters - News - Local Stories - May 2, 2019  Reno News & Review

By Jeri Chadwell. Officials advise people to stay out of the Truckee River—for now. Published on May 2, 2019 as News in the Local Stories section of the Reno ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lake Tahoe job fair goes online May 8-9 - FoxReno.com
Lake Tahoe job fair goes online May 8-9  FoxReno.com

Anyone who would like to work in the Tahoe Basin, a virtual job fair will be held this week. The online event will include job postings for a variety of positions and ...


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



Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle crash Friday identified - Reno Gazette Journal
Motorcyclist killed in single-vehicle crash Friday identified  Reno Gazette Journal

Police say the 40-year-old man lost control and crashed into a light pole at Sutro and Sixth streets.


Posted on Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



City Collects $230k to Fulfill Thousands of Public Records Requests - ThisisReno
City Collects $230k to Fulfill Thousands of Public Records Requests  ThisisReno

The City of Reno in the past year charged citizens $230000 in fees for government records. That amount includes the Reno Fire Department, City of Reno, and ...


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



University of Nevada takes on Fresno State in Have a Heart Baseball Game - FoxReno.com
University of Nevada takes on Fresno State in Have a Heart Baseball Game  FoxReno.com

The Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA) and the University of Nevada Wolf Pack are partnering for the 2019 Have a Heart Baseball Game today to ...


Posted on Sun, 05 May 2019 17:32:00 GMT



7th Annual Spring Forward for Autism 5k Run - KTVN
7th Annual Spring Forward for Autism 5k Run  KTVN

During the month of April the Reno Fire Department, Sparks Fire Department and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District have partnered to wear custom ...


Posted on Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic offers numerous activities for families - FoxReno.com
Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic offers numerous activities for families  FoxReno.com

The Fred Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic is taking place in Carson City today, and is full of activities for the whole family. This event provides clubs to both ...


Posted on Sun, 19 May 2019 18:35:00 GMT



Sparks Fire extinguished a dumpster fire at Legends in Sparks - KRNV My News 4
Sparks Fire extinguished a dumpster fire at Legends in Sparks  KRNV My News 4

The Sparks Fire Department responded to the report of a dumpster fire threatening a structure at the 1400-block of SCHEELS Drive Tuesday evening.


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



American Red Cross hosts Sound the Alarm event and free smoke alarm installations - KRNV My News 4
American Red Cross hosts Sound the Alarm event and free smoke alarm installations  KRNV My News 4

Earlier today, volunteers with the American Red Cross worked to protect the community by way of free smoke alarm installations. Prior to the installations in local ...


Posted on Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Northbound Lanes of Kietzke closed in front of Jones West Ford due to rollover crash - FoxReno.com
Northbound Lanes of Kietzke closed in front of Jones West Ford due to rollover crash  FoxReno.com

The northbound lanes of Kietzke Lane have reopened after being closed in front of Jones West Ford near Peckham Lane due to a rollover crash this morning.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



School bus gets stuck turning to turn around from flooded roadway - KOKH FOX25
School bus gets stuck turning to turn around from flooded roadway  KOKH FOX25

A school bus got stuck in the mud near Jenson and Radio Rd. around 8:00 am Wednesday. El Reno Fire Department told FOX 25 the bus driver was trying to do ...


Posted on Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Art Belongs Here: New initiative to keep art in the community - KRNV My News 4
Art Belongs Here: New initiative to keep art in the community  KRNV My News 4

In January, the City of Reno Arts and Culture Commission launched a new initiative to bring community-based public art projects to neighborhoods. The initiative ...


Posted on Mon, 06 May 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



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



Eureka County authorities respond to unresponsive male at McEwen Mining - FoxReno.com
Eureka County authorities respond to unresponsive male at McEwen Mining  FoxReno.com

On Monday, at about 9:46 a. m. , Eureka County EMS and the Eureka County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) were called to the McEwen Mine, in rural Eureka County for ...


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



Suspect Jumps Into The Truckee River to Avoid Law Enforcement - KKOH
Suspect Jumps Into The Truckee River to Avoid Law Enforcement  KKOH

A man running from authorities tried to escape Sunday by jumping into the Truckee River. Rescue crews had to pull him from the water after he lost ...


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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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 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



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



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: 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



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



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



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



Safety concerns raised by Reno Airport Fire Fighters Assoc. in letter to Airport Authority - FoxReno.com
Safety concerns raised by Reno Airport Fire Fighters Assoc. in letter to Airport Authority  FoxReno.com

Several safety concerns, including the death of a pilot at the Reno-Stead Airport last May, were raised in a letter that appears to be sent to Reno Airport Authority ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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 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



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



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



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



Crews Respond to Fire on East 2nd Street in Reno - KTVN
Crews Respond to Fire on East 2nd Street in Reno  KTVN

An investigation is underway after a fire broke out on the 500 block on east 2nd Street in Reno.


Posted on Thu, 01 Nov 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



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 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



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



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



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



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



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 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



Washoe medical examiner identifies woman found dead after North Valleys townhome fire - Reno Gazette Journal
Washoe medical examiner identifies woman found dead after North Valleys townhome fire  Reno Gazette Journal

Both the cause of the blaze and the cause of the woman's death are still under investigation. But investigators do not suspect foul play.


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Crews put out small apartment fire - KOLO
Crews put out small apartment fire  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department says one unit was damaged at the Bicentennial Apartments on Evelyn Way.


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lemmon Valley Walmart Evacuated for Odor Investigation - KTVN
Lemmon Valley Walmart Evacuated for Odor Investigation  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department responded to the Walmart on Vista Knoll Parkway in Lemmon Valley on Wednesday morning on reports of a possible gas leak.


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



Investigation underway after house fire in Reno - KOLO
Investigation underway after house fire in Reno  KOLO

The Reno Fire Department responded to a house fire on Caballo Drive Tuesday, August 28, 2018.


Posted on Tue, 28 Aug 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



Brush Fire Burns 1 Acre in Northwest Reno - KTVN
Brush Fire Burns 1 Acre in Northwest Reno  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department (RFD) reports they responded to a brush fire off of I-80 near the Vizcaya Apartments on Tuesday night. They fire burned ...


Posted on Tue, 21 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



Medical Examiner's Office ID's woman who died in apartment fire - KRNV My News 4
Medical Examiner's Office ID's woman who died in apartment fire  KRNV My News 4

The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office has identified the woman who died in an apartment fire Wendesday night on Silver Sky Parkway.


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 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



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



Police: Man arrested Sunday night after allegedly stealing Reno fire truck, leading officers on chase - Reno Gazette Journal
Police: Man arrested Sunday night after allegedly stealing Reno fire truck, leading officers on chase  Reno Gazette Journal

Police pursued the stolen fire truck through downtown Reno and onto the Interstate 80 before stopping it.


Posted on Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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



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



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



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



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



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



Sparks Police: Man involved in March OIS arrested - KRNV My News 4
Sparks Police: Man involved in March OIS arrested  KRNV My News 4

The Sparks Police Department has arrested the man involved in an officer-involved shooting that occurred at the 9800-block of Double R Blvd. back in March of ...


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 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



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



 

 
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