BLM says Derby Fire east of Sparks human-caused

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Bureau of Land Management investigators say the Derby Fire was human-caused, but an investigation to determine further specifics is still underway.

The fire September 11, 2018 north of I-80 near the Derby Dam was fully contained by the Truckee Meadows Fire District after burning about 30 acres.

I-80 westbound is back open at exit 36 near the fire after being closed during the firefight.



Photo courtesy Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District