Category Archives: Emergencies

Nevada Earthquake

WELLS, NEVADA: About 0630 this morning a 6.3 earthquake was centered in Wells, Nevada. The area is about ten miles from Elko. Reports of the earthquake have been made in Utah and as far south as southern California. Official reports … Continue reading

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We are in the middle . . .

of the biggest winter storm in several years. The first wave came over the Sierras last night leaving about 2-4 inches of snow in Carson City. The second wave started today about midday. We are expecting the third wave Sunday … Continue reading

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Angora Fire

Angora Fire was 100 percent contained today. Some firefighters are staying to keep the fire under control. There are a several hotspots that need to be cooled and monitored. The other significant number is the cost of the fire: approximately … Continue reading

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Another Angora Fire Update

The current numbers for the Angora Fire is 3100 acres burned, 254 completely burned homes, and about 25 partially burned homes. One firefighter was injured. He was put in a cast and is in good shape. Two people were arrested … Continue reading

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Update on Angora Fire

Update 27 Jun 2007: The fire this morning is 44% contained. The weather shows that the winds will start by mid-morning and by mid-afternoon there will be heavy winds (15-20 steady winds with 35 gusting). There will be about 3-4 … Continue reading

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This is by far the biggest fire in our area–The Angora Fire. Five hundred acres of timber and fifty homes have burned today. Also, there was a fire in northwest Reno and another on the border to California. The smoke … Continue reading

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This picture is of the Mound House fire just north of Carson City, Nevada. We can see this fire from our apartment. *Picture from Nevada Appeal Newspaper.

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