Crews Quell Lightning-Sparked Wildfires West of Las VegasFirefighters who had one wildfire nearly contained were dispersed to quell almost a dozen new fires sparked by a lightning storm in the mountains northwest of Las Vegas.
July Fourth Fireworks Sales Begin in Las Vegas AreaSeasonal fireworks sales have begun in Las Vegas and surrounding cities, amid warnings about extreme fire danger in drought-parched wildlands and pleas from firefighters for people to be careful.
Crews Report Wildfire Progress in Lovell CanyonCrews are reporting progress containing a wildfire burning in a mountain canyon about 25 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip.
Mulch For Mt. CharlestonThe straw drop is to prevent storm runoff in the fire zone areas.
Firefighters Lose Ground To 2 Big WildfiresTwo mountain wildfires raged Tuesday in Nevada, where firefighters worked to gain the upper hand on a blaze near Las Vegas that kept hundreds of people from their homes and another southwest of Reno that jumped in size a day earlier.
Cathedral Rock Picnic Area Reopens
With Fewer Firefighters, US Preparing For Another Bad Wildfire YearDespite the slowest start to a wildfire season in a decade, the head of the U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday his agency is preparing for another busy year, but with fewer firefighters.