For Immediate Release
Reno, Nevada. Oct. 23, 2014. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District responded and suppressed three early morning fires. The fires occurred within a couple hours of each other.
Thursday, at 2:29 a.m.,TMFPD firefighters responded to a 30 foot by 30 foot brush fire near Galena High School. Firefighters were able to quickly put the fire out.
While working on the fire near Galena High School, TMFPD received a second fire call at 2:48 a.m., for a structure fire on Limonite Ct. Upon arrival, firefighters extinguished the fire in the garage, preventing it from moving into the residential part of the home.
Thankfully, a working smoke detector alerted the family and everybody inside, along with their pets, escaped without injury.
TMFPD firefighters responded to a third fire on United States Forest Service property Thursday at approximately 3:47 a.m. and assisted the USFS personnel in putting the blaze out.
All fires are currently under investigation. No injuries were reported.