Illegal fireworks started Stead brush fire

The scene of a brush fire caused by illegal fireworks in the area of Indigo Court and...
The scene of a brush fire caused by illegal fireworks in the area of Indigo Court and Peppermint Drive between Silver Lake Road and U.S. 395 in the Stead area.(Reno Fire Department)
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 5:31 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -The Reno Fire Department said a 1-acre North Valleys brush fire Saturday was started by illegal fireworks.

It happened about 3:45 p.m. in the area of Indigo Court and Peppermint Drive between Silver Lake Road and U.S. 395 in the Stead area.

The fire department quickly extinguished the blaze.