Seven people, three dogs displaced as two homes burn in south Reno

Crews battle a fire on Oak Creek Drive on July 6, 2022.
Crews battle a fire on Oak Creek Drive on July 6, 2022.(KOLO)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 2:11 PM PDT|Updated: Jul. 6, 2022 at 9:35 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Fire damaged two homes in south Reno and displaced four adults, two children and three dogs, the Reno Fire Department reported.

The fire happened at about 1:37 p.m. on Oak Creek Drive near Patriot Boulevard.

The fire started outside and spread into two homes. Fire crews arrived to find heavy fire and some smoke from one attic and heavy smoke and only some fire from the other attic.

The roof collapsed on one attic and fire crews took at least 30 minutes to put that fire out, the fire department said. The other home had less damage and took about 10 minutes to put the fire out.

Both homes can be rebuilt, the fire department said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. There were no injuries reported.

Nine fire engines, two fire trucks and two battalion chiefs were among the crew who responded.

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