Preacher Fire Fully Contained

Staff Reports · 4 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Updated 9 p.m., Friday — Crews wrapped up full containment on the Preacher Fire Saturday afternoon, with a final burn size of 5,333 acres. A full gallery of photos from the fire can be viewed here The fire has used 521 personnel. The fire was originally sparked by lightning during a heavy thunderstorm early Monday morning. … Continue reading Preacher Fire Fully Contained

Crews Begin Mopping Up Washington Fire In Alpine County

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — UPDATE 9:00 a.m., Tuesday: The Washington Fire, located 3 miles south of Markleeville, California has burned 17,787 acres and is 56 percent contained as crews moved into mop-up mode Sunday. Estimated cost of fighting the fire is $9.3 million. With cooler temperatures and an increase in humidity over the past 24 hours, firefighters were able to make good progress on line construction. During the … Continue reading Crews Begin Mopping Up Washington Fire In Alpine County

Highway 395 Fire In Minden Started By Truck Tire Pieces

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — UPDATE 10 a.m., April 18: The Record-Courier newspaper reports the fire was started by hot pieces of a shredded truck tire. You can read their story here. — UPDATE 5 p.m., April 17: Via Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: The East Fork Fire District has been working this active fire and has stopped forward progression of the fire and they are … Continue reading Highway 395 Fire In Minden Started By Truck Tire Pieces

Good Morning, Carson Valley: March 10

  by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Click Here To Subscribe To Our Daily E-Mail Edition: http://eepurl.com/-wOvX GARDNERVILLE, Nev., – The small grease fire at Katie’s Country Kitchen in the Carson Valley Inn Monday night caused no major damage and no injuries were reported. The restaurant is expected to re-open today after the sprinkler system is recharged and the health and fire departments give their approval. You … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: March 10

Fire Extinguished At Katie’s Country Kitchen In Minden’s Carson Valley Inn Monday Night

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev., 2015 — East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts responded to the  scene of a small grease fire within Katie’s at the Carson Valley Inn at about 11:45 p.m. Monday night. It was a fire within the prep cook area that was extinguished by the fire sprinkler system. Security called 911 and reported the fire. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke exiting the … Continue reading Fire Extinguished At Katie’s Country Kitchen In Minden’s Carson Valley Inn Monday Night

Early Morning Fire Claims Gardnerville Ranchos Barn On Wagon Wheel Court (PHOTOS)

Courtesy of East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts and Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Feb 13, 2015 — East Fork Firefighters responded to the scene of a reported barn fire on Wagon Wheel Court in the Ranchos at 2:18 a.m. Friday. The 1,000 square foot structure was fully involved when crews arrived on the scene. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office evacuated the house next to the barn while … Continue reading Early Morning Fire Claims Gardnerville Ranchos Barn On Wagon Wheel Court (PHOTOS)