Hawken Fire at 2,703 Acres, 80% Contained

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Operations on the Hawken fire are entering the mop-up phase and crews are starting to be reassigned to other fires. The fire that broke out Monday afternoon in southwest Reno is estimated at 80 percent contained and 2,700 acres.

The threat to area residences & commercial properties is constantly being reduced as the weather turns more favorable for fireline construction and mop-up operations. No evacuations or road closures are in place at this time.

However, the following trails remain closed:

  • Hunter Creek
  • Whites Creek
  • Thomas Creek
  • Jones Creek/Whites Creek Loop Trail from Galena Creek Regional Park
  • Ophir Trail from Davis Creek Regional Park