Lightning Causes Different Fires Around Northern Nevada
The lightning around Northern Nevada has caused several fires in the area Saturday.
Sierra Front worked on a blaze around 6 p.m. that tore through about 25 acres of land near Hallelujah Junction, California on the California-Nevada border. They say it's burning 3 miles south of the area. No structures were threatened. Sierra Front say it's 50 percent contained at 220 acres.
A brush fire burned in Verdi near Garson Road around 6:30 p.m. Firefighters say this blaze burned about 10 acres, but came dangerously close to Boomtown's RV Park. Officials say some residents were evacuated, but were later let back in. Sierra Front appears to have the fire fully-controlled and is 85 percent contained Sunday night.
Lightning sparked the Constantia Fire in Doyle, California around 7 p.m. It claimed one home. At last check, it had grown to an estimated 1700 acres in size. It's the biggest lightning-striked fire in the area, and crews are working to get it knocked down. No injuries have been reported.