Awareness Highlighted 1 Year After Mt. Charleston FireFire prevention advocates, area residents and Clark County officials are marking the anniversary of the start of a massive wildfire on a mountain near Las Vegas with a call for awareness of drought and effects of climate change.
Mt. Charleston Residents Honor FirefightersFirefighters who battled the Carpenter 1 wildfire received a special thanks from nearby residents.
Rain Helps Wildfire Containment EffortsFire officials reported 95 percent containment Monday of the more than 43.5-square-mile Carpenter 1 fire.
Carpenter 1 Wildfire Now 80 Percent ContainedCrews fighting the Carpenter 1 wildfire are getting a handle on the blaze, but full containment is not expected for some time.
Fire 70% Contained, Some Evacuees ReturningResidents of evacuated canyon areas are beginning to return home.
Fire Now 44 Square Miles, Containment UpFigures Thursday show the Carpenter 1 fire has grown to 28,000 acres.
Fire Containment Not Expected Until July 19Firefighters gained ground in some areas, but lost it in others on Monday as they battled a vast wildfire west of Las Vegas.
Crews Struggle To Contain 2 WildfiresFirefighters are struggling to gain the upper hand on major wildfires in both ends of Nevada.

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