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Woman severely burned along U.S. 395 in Reno

The scene along U.S. 395 and North McCarran Boulevard where a woman was severely burned.
The scene along U.S. 395 and North McCarran Boulevard where a woman was severely burned.(Daniel Pyke/KOLO)
Published: Dec. 19, 2021 at 4:40 PM PST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2022 at 4:20 PM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A woman suffered severe burns to her arms Saturday night in a fire that appears to have been intentionally set along U.S. 395 at the North McCarran Boulevard onramp, the Nevada State Police reported.

The woman was hospitalized due to the burns, state police said. It happened just before 10 p.m.

Other details about what burned or who may have set the fire were not immediately available.

The investigation is continuing.

The prior Saturday, a woman was severely burned after being set on fire in the Selmi Drive area. She was taken to the burn center at UC Davis.

There’s no information that the cases are related.

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