Daily Dispatch: Nevada News
Nevada Receives More Than $1 Million For Wildlife Restoration
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:51:37 -0800
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service is giving more than $1 million to help fund wildfire restoration in Nevada. Wildfires burned over one million acres this year, resulting in a significant loss of agricultural land and critical sage grouse habitat. The USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service made $1.
- PUB DATE: 11/8/2018 1:51:37 PM - SOURCE: KNPR-FM 88.9 Nevada Public Radio
Carson City Fire Department sends engine, personnel to Camp Fire in Northern California
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:42:35 -0800
The Carson City Fire Department has sent a type 3 engine with four personnel as part of a 5-engine strike team from Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe to the Camp Fire burning out of control in Butte County, Calif. The team left Carson City shortly after noon on its way to the fire, said Carson City Fire Department Chief Sean Slamon.
- PUB DATE: 11/9/2018 10:42:35 AM - SOURCE: Carson City Now
Two riders injured while traveling head first on Las Vegas’ newest zipline
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:24:41 -0800
There's a new way to "soar" on the Las Vegas Strip at the Fly LINQ Zipline “The thrill, bucket list-type things, I like doing that,” said Crystal Morgan, a visitor. A spokesperson with Caesars entertainment shared in a statement: “We are currently looking into incidents where two guests sustained injuries flying in the prone style (head first) mode.
- PUB DATE: 11/8/2018 10:24:41 AM - SOURCE: KSNV Las Vegas
Former Carson City fire chief wins seat on Board of Supervisors
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:35:58 -0800
The winners of the 2018 contested Carson City elections are Stacey Giomi for Carson City Board of Supervisors Ward 1, Kristin Luis for Carson City Justice of the Peace Department 2, and Kenny Furlong for Carson City Sheriff. Stacey Giomi is taking the place of Supervisor Karen Abowd, who decided not to run for a third term.
- PUB DATE: 11/7/2018 11:35:58 AM - SOURCE: Carson City Now
Reno Crews Put Out Small Fire Next to Roller Kingdom
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 03:08:26 -0800
Reno Fire crews say a homeless camp setup may be to blame for an early morning next to Roller Kingdom. Firefighters say the fire started on an attached annex next to a haunted house, in the 500 block of east 7th Street in Reno. Reno Fire say this is the second time it's recently happened - and say homeless was using the area for a warming fire.
- PUB DATE: 11/6/2018 3:08:26 AM - SOURCE: KTVN-TV Channel 2 Reno
Truckee Meadows Fire urges residents to not burn as dry conditions continue this Fall
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 17:28:23 -0700
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is making a call to all residents of northern Nevada to not burn as dry conditions continue. Officials say that despite the cooler fall temperatures, fire danger remains high. Truckee Meadows Fire is reminding the public that pile and open burning is prohibited.
- PUB DATE: 11/3/2018 5:28:23 PM - SOURCE: KRXI-TV FoxReno
Woman charged with arson after northwest Las Vegas condo fire
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 21:10:58 -0700
A Las Vegas woman is being held in the Clark County Detention Center after being charged with one count of Arson First Degree for allegedly setting her northwest Las Vegas condo on fire just after midnight, Friday morning. No one was injured during the incident. At least eight people are receiving assistance from the American Red Cross.
- PUB DATE: 11/2/2018 9:10:58 PM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Obituary: Richard Darril Foremaster, Retired Sparks Fire Department Deputy Chief
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 02:22:47 -0800
Richard Darril Foremaster passed away on October 27th at the Northern Nevada Medical Center. Born December 3, 1942 at Washoe Medical Center to John and Maria Foremaster of Sparks. He is preceded in death by both parents, brothers David and Michael. He is survived by wife Charlotte (Northness) Foremaster, son Douglas, grandsons Richard and Jarrod and great granddaughter Preslee all of the Reno/Sparks area.
- PUB DATE: 11/4/2018 2:22:47 AM - SOURCE: Reno Gazette-Journal
911 is evolving to answer expanding needs across Clark County
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
They are answering more calls for help than ever before, many, for people in their darkest hours and 13 Action News got a rare look at how 911 first responders are adapting to handle Clark County's changing needs. The men and women inside the Fire Alarm Office at Fire Station 1 in downtown Las Vegas answered more than 600,000 calls for help in 2017, and it's a job that can mean life and death in a matter of seconds.
- PUB DATE: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Las Vegas firefighter claims coworkers shared explicit video
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
A sexually explicit video of a Las Vegas firefighter was circulated among her coworkers without her knowledge, according to a human resources complaint obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The woman learned in June that her colleagues had the video, according to the complaint. She said in the complaint that the video was sent last year to her ex-boyfriend, a Henderson firefighter.
- PUB DATE: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Follow-up: Clark County coroner identifies woman found dead in Las Vegas apartment fire
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:57:45 -0700
The coroner identified a woman who was found dead after an apartment fire in east Las Vegas on Oct. 27. Nora Serna, 34, was found at the Corona del Sol Apartments, located on 4620 East Charleston Boulevard after firefighters with Las Vegas Fire and Rescue put out a second-story apartment fire at around 5:35 a.
- PUB DATE: 11/1/2018 1:57:45 PM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Firefighters respond to Reno residence motel fire
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
The Reno Fire Department has extinguished a fire in the 500 block of 2nd Street. Flames were reported at the Frenchman's Station residence motel shortly after 11AM November 1, 2018. Firefighters say it was a kitchen fire that caused extensive damage to one unit. The resident has been taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation; two birds were rescued and are okay.
- PUB DATE: 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOLO TV
Henderson: Girl dies after jumping from Stephanie overpass onto Interstate 215
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0700
A girl has died after Nevada Highway Patrol says she jumped from the Stephanie Street overpass onto eastbound Interstate 215 Thursday morning. The incident occurred around 6:20 a.m. NHP says after she jumped, the girl was struck by a FedEx tractor trailer and possibly another vehicle. According to witnesses and evidence on scene, NHP believes the girl intentionally jumped.
- PUB DATE: 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTNV
1 dead, 1 injured in central Las Vegas crash
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 08:18:32 -0700
One person is dead and another injured after an early Wednesday morning crash in the central valley. The crash was reported just after 3 a.m. at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Swenson Street, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said. At least two vehicles were involved in the crash, one of which came to a stop in the landscaping outside a 76 gasoline station on the corner.
- PUB DATE: 10/31/2018 8:18:32 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Follow Up: Cause of deadly apartment fire near Charleston, Nellis in Las Vegas still unknown
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 22:32:01 -0700
So far in 2018, five people have died as a result of house or apartment fires in Las Vegas, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue’s Tim Szymanski. “Last year we had six. A couple years ago, we didn’t have any,” he said. “It’s just that sometimes we have good years, and sometimes we have bad years.” The most recent fire happened Saturday at an apartment complex on the 6400 block of E.
- PUB DATE: 10/30/2018 10:32:01 PM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Firefighters extinguish blaze in Sheridan
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:50:11 -0700
While the cause of a brush fire that claimed a Sheridan home on Sunday is under investigation, firefighters reminded residents to follow open burning regulations. Broadcast reports are that the fire began as a controlled burn 1:30 p.m. The blaze spread to the Indian Trail home's attic before firefighters arrived on scene.
- PUB DATE: 10/29/2018 5:50:11 PM - SOURCE: Gardnerville Record Courier
Crews make quick work of apartment fire in Clark County
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 14:31:03 -0700
The Clark County Fire Department (CCFD) responded around 12:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, to a reported fire in the 10100 block of Jeffreys Street. On arrival, crews saw heavy smoke and flames coming from a two-story apartment complex. A second alarm was requested, but firefighters already on scene knocked the fire down by 12:08 p.
- PUB DATE: 10/29/2018 2:31:03 PM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Woman dies in 5th fire-related death this year in Las Vegas
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 18:17:58 -0700
A middle-aged woman was found dead inside a burning apartment early Saturday in the eastern valley, marking the fifth fire-related death in Las Vegas this year. Crews from Las Vegas and Clark County fire departments were on scene within minutes of receiving the first of multiple 911 calls from residents at the Corona Del Sol Apartments on East Charleston Boulevard, near Lamb and Nellis boulevards.
- PUB DATE: 10/27/2018 6:17:58 PM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Man sustains life-threatening injuries in Midtown Reno fire
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 05:52:47 -0700
A man sustained life-threatening injuries in an apartment fire in Midtown Reno Sunday. Three police officers who pulled the unconscious man out of the smoke-filled Joseph’s Inn at 101 State Street were also treated, Battalion Chief John McNamara says. Two were treated on scene and a third was taken to a hospital for further evaluation.
- PUB DATE: 10/29/2018 5:52:47 AM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
Carson City Fire Department: Brush fire at Duck Hill knocked down, started by Raven helicopter hitting power line
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 16:35:46 -0700
The brush fire off Duck Hill Road was last reported at five acres, according to KRNV News 4 in Reno, before fire crews knocked down the flames and prevented the blaze from reaching any structures. Firefighters are now in mop-up stage. A Washoe County Sheriff's Raven helicopter reportedly struck a power line on its way into Carson City as an escort for U.
- PUB DATE: 10/27/2018 4:35:46 PM - SOURCE: Carson City Now