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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



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



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



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



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



Structure Fire 2400 Block of Riviera Street - KTVN
Structure Fire 2400 Block of Riviera Street  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department is on scene of a working structure fire 2400 block of Riviera Street. The fire is contained, officials ask that you avoid the area, multiple ...


Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 05:04:59 GMT



Reno police: 67-year-old woman dies in fatal DUI, pedestrian crash - Reno Gazette Journal
Reno police: 67-year-old woman dies in fatal DUI, pedestrian crash  Reno Gazette Journal

A man faces a DUI charge after he reportedly ran over and killed a 67-year-old woman Friday night near downtown Reno, according to the Reno Police ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 18:35:00 GMT



New Year's Eve Safety - KRNV My News 4
New Year's Eve Safety  KRNV My News 4

Reno, Nev. News 4 and Fox 11 — The coming of the New Year is cause for celebration. If you are celebrating in downtown Reno on New Years Eve there are ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Crews Respond to Apartment Fire on North Virginia - KKOH
Reno Crews Respond to Apartment Fire on North Virginia  KKOH

The Reno Fire Department responded to the Siegel Suites Nevadan on N. Virginia Street last night. There was a small fire in a unit on the 14th floor – possibly ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:32:00 GMT



Northern Nevada's Power Outages: Causes and Cures - KTVN
Northern Nevada's Power Outages: Causes and Cures  KTVN

The very wet storm played havoc with our electricity. John Potter reports on the high number of outages: what causes them, and how you can prepare for next ...


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



2 teens in being treated for 'serious injuries' after rollover crash on South McCarran - Reno Gazette Journal
2 teens in being treated for 'serious injuries' after rollover crash on South McCarran  Reno Gazette Journal

Two teens suffered "serious injuries" after a rollover crash near the intersection of South McCarran and Skyline boulevards mid-day on Wednesday, according to ...


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Homeless-Caused Fires Increase During Winter - KTVN
Homeless-Caused Fires Increase During Winter  KTVN

The Reno Fire Department has responded to 15 fires in abandoned buildings or at homeless encampments since the beginning of October.


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



How First Responders Spend the Holidays - KTVN
How First Responders Spend the Holidays  KTVN

Whether you are traveling, working, or just spending time with loved ones this holiday, there is one thing that never takes time off, and that's emergency ...


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



Washoe County Sheriff: Inmate found dead in cell in apparent suicide - Reno Gazette Journal
Washoe County Sheriff: Inmate found dead in cell in apparent suicide  Reno Gazette Journal

The inmate was found unresponsive on the jail cell floor, according to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office.


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Three People Hurt in Rollover Crash Near McCarran, Skyline - KTVN
Three People Hurt in Rollover Crash Near McCarran, Skyline  KTVN

UPDATE: The Reno Police Department has released new details on a crash that happened at South McCarran Boulevard and Skyline on Wednesday afternoon.


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



Thousands of Officers Pay Respect to Fallen Davis Police Officer - KTVN
Thousands of Officers Pay Respect to Fallen Davis Police Officer  KTVN

Thousands of officers honored a 22-year-old police officer who was shot and killed just weeks into the job while responding to a traffic crash in a Northern ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:20:00 GMT



Fire Station Designs Staying Ahead of Change Janet Wilmoth Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Fire Station Designs Staying Ahead of Change Janet Wilmoth Firefighters  Firehouse.com

Janet Wilmoth says that changes are happening so quickly in new fire stations that it can be difficult to stay ahead.


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



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

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


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



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



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



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

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


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



Reno Fire Department 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



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 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 19:22:17 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



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



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



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 Department Continues Decades-Old Tradition Giving Food to Families in Need - KTVN
Reno Fire Department Continues Decades-Old Tradition Giving Food to Families in Need  KTVN

For more than 80 years, firefighters with the Reno Fire Department and their families collected and distributed food and other supplies to families in need.


Posted on Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Reno Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire near 7th Street - KRNV My News 4
Reno Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire near 7th Street  KRNV My News 4

The Reno Fire Department quickly extinguished a small shed fire on the 400 block of East 7th Street in Reno. According to RFD, the small shed was used as a ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 03:37:50 GMT



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



Reno Fire 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



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



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 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



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



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 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



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



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



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



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 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



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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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



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

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


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



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



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 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 17:19:48 GMT



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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



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

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


Posted on Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



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

The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District confirms it was started by lightning.


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



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

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


Posted on Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



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 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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



Reno Fire 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



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

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


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



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



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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


Posted on Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



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



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

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


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



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



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

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


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



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

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


Posted on Tue, 24 Jul 2018 22:39:49 GMT



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

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


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



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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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



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



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

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


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



Crews respond to suspected hazardous material incident in south Reno - KRNV My News 4
Crews respond to suspected hazardous material incident in south Reno  KRNV My News 4

Multiple agencies are responding to a suspected hazardous material incident on the 500 block of Damonte Ranch Pkwy on Monday, September 10. A hazmat ...


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



Reno Fire investigates attic fire on Arcane Ave in northwest Reno - FoxReno.com
Reno Fire investigates attic fire on Arcane Ave in northwest Reno  FoxReno.com

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — 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 ...


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 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



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

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


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



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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



 

 
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