Virginia Street has re-opened between Sixth and Seventh Streets after a fire in an abandoned building.

According to officials, the fire started just after 5 p.m. outside of the abandoned building by a transient. Fire crews knocked down the fire within 10-15 minutes, avoiding major damage.

There were no injuries in the fire.


The Reno Fire Department has closed Virginia Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets to battle a fire.

The fire, which started on the 600-block of Virginia Street at around 5 p.m., has been knocked down. Crews are still checking for hot spots before re-opening the roads.

The building had been abandoned before the fire.

The Reno Police Department is on scene for traffic control.