Faulty power equipment to blame for Spanish Springs brush fire

SPANISH SPRINGS, Nev. (KOLO) - A fire burning in Spanish Springs Valley north of Calle De La Plata Drive and Paradise view Drive was stopped at 3 to 5 acres, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District reported.

This is a screenshot of a video by Bryan Baida of a brush fire in Spanish Springs Valley.

The Campo Rico Fire was reported around 2:50 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019.

Officials say at one point, 50 structures were threatened.

TMFPD says the cause of the fire appears to be faulty power equipment.

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