Controlled Burn in Fernley Escapes Causing Brush Fire - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Controlled Burn in Fernley Escapes Causing Brush Fire

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A controlled burn escaped in Fernley, sparking a small brush fire. 

According to officials, multiple agencies responded to help extinguish the fire. The Nevada Department of Forestry even launched a helicopter to help fight the flames.

Firefighters on scene tell us the fire burned 15 acres and is now contained. Crews are now mopping up hot spots.

The fire never posed a threat to any homes. 

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