Brush fire burns 22 acres

The Fernley Reporter

Firefighters from the North Lyon County Fire Protection District and several other agencies spent the afternoon Saturday fighting a brush fire that burned 22 acres south of Desert Shadows Lane.

At 12:06 p.m., North Lyon County Fire to a reported brush fire on Drayer Lane

Crews began immediate fire attack on an approximate 1/2 acre fire. It quickly grew in size consuming 22 acres of grass and sage brush. Homes were threatened for a period of time.


Crews from North Lyon Fire were joined by Nevada Division of Forestry, Bureau of Land Management, Central Lyon Fire, Mason Valley Fire, Storey County and Truckee Meadows. The fire was contained around 4 p.m. and crews were mopping up.

There were no structures damaged or reported deaths/injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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