Fire crews are fighting a brush fire in west Reno in the Hunter Creek Trail area, off Woodchuck Circle.
The heat wave continue through the weekend with highs in the low 100s Friday through Sunday. A few afternoon thunderstorms will be possible with the best chance for widespread storms late Sunday.
The coroner's office on Thursday said several more people have died during the same period but it hasn't been determined whether the heat was a contributing factor.
The U.S. Attorney's office has filed additional charges against Reno physician Robert Rand for an alleged prescription painkiller drug ring.