August 31, 2015
RENO, NV - Crews continue recovery efforts after the devastation left behind from the 3,177 acre Washoe Fire. The fire destroyed 29 structures since Thursday afternoon.
The fire was 100 percent contained as of 6 a.m. this morning. All evacuations have been lifted and US 395 is open to traffic.
Law enforcement is asking citizens who don't live in the burn area to please stay away as to not interfere with the crucial clean-up work. All other motorists are being asked to use extreme caution if driving in the area and use that road if absolutely necessary.
Residents whose homes were impacted by the Washoe Fire can contact the Crisis Call Center at 1-800-992-5757. The Crisis Call Center will provide information on what steps to take to recover from a wild land fire.