Residents of Some Evacuations Areas Being Allowed to Return

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - Emergency personnel allowed residents in the following areas to return to their homes Thursday night.

Callahan Ranch Road
Fawn Lane
Galena Country Estates
Montreux
Mount Rose area from Killington to Thomas Creek
St. James Village
All other areas are still under evacuation.

Citizens are reminded to please stay away from the affected areas if possible, as conditions are still unstable and fire and law enforcement teams are still working in the area.

Shortly after noon on Thursday, January 19, a swift moving brush fire, driven by heavy fuels and high winds, began burning in North Washoe Valley, prompting evacuations of approximately 5,900 residents in the following areas:

Andrew Lane
Callahan Ranch Road
Eastlake Road (north end)
Fawn Lane
Galena Country Estates
Montreux
Mount Rose area from Killington to Thomas Creek
Old Washoe City
Pleasant Valley
Rolling Hills
St. James Village

Citizens in need of resources or wishing to donate may contact the Red Cross at 775.856.1000. Citizens can call 211 or 775.337.5800 for evacuation information.


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