Electricity has been restored for more than 8,000 homes and businesses in a wide area of southwest Las Vegas after an overnight power outage apparently caused by a fire at a utility substation
Two pilots were killed in a mid-air collision while fighting the Bishop Fire in Nevada.
Firefighters responded to a large fire at an apartment complex under construction in Reno, Nevada.
More than 600 firefighters have stopped, at least for now, the growth of a Nevada wildfire southeast of Lake Tahoe that had threatened up to 1,000 homes.
A northern Nevada wildfire burning out of control near the California line more than tripled in size on Tuesday, closing a U.S. highway, forcing evacuations and threatening hundreds of homes.
Fire officials reported progress Wednesday fighting separate wildfires in the mountains near Las Vegas and on the edge of Reno, where a home was destroyed and hundreds of evacuations were ordered last weekend.
Fire officials say a wildfire on the edge of Reno that destroyed a home and forced hundreds of evacuations over the weekend is now 95% contained but they still haven’t determined what started it.
A decrease in gusty winds, cool overnight temperatures and the ability to use aircraft to douse flames helped efforts to battle a wildfire in the rugged mountains near Las Vegas, a fire official said Monday.
A wildfire northwest of Reno has burned nearly 5 ½ square miles of grass and brush as of Sunday with only 10% containment, but some of the evacuation restrictions have been lifted.
More than 200 firefighters are battling a western Nevada wildfire that has burned about 4 square miles (10 square kilometers) of grass and timber in the Pine Nut Mountains east of Gardnerville.