Category Archives: Fire

Update on So. Cal. Fires

Pictures are worth a thousand words. Here is the cnn sites pictures. We see these types of fires in Nevada every year, but we don’t have the amount of displaced people. At this time there are one million people that … Continue reading

Posted in Fire | Leave a comment

Santa Anna Fires in So. Cal.

The latest I have heard on the fires is that about 1 million people have been evacuated and about 1000 homes have been burned. Last night, several fire fighters from Nevada have gone to California to help with the fires. … Continue reading

Posted in Fire, West | Leave a comment

Elko Nevada Vacation

On Tuesday, my husband and I drove about 4 1/2 hours to Elko Nevada. Elko has a population of about 36,000, which makes it smaller than Carson City (about 50,000). We went through some very rural towns like Lovelock and … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, August, Fire, Nevada | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Emergencies, Fire, Tahoe | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Emergencies, Fire, Tahoe | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Emergencies, Fire, Tahoe | 4 Comments

Fire

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

Posted in Emergencies, Fire | Leave a comment