Officials go over briefing map of Carpenter 1 wildfire. (photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rain Helps Wildfire Containment Efforts

Fire officials reported 95 percent containment Monday of the more than 43.5-square-mile Carpenter 1 fire.


Weiland Fire, near Tuscarora, NV
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New Wildfire In Northern Nevada

Weiland fire started Tuesday, only 15% contained.


File photo of a firefighter working on a wildfire. (Photo by MARK LEFFINGWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Nev. Wildfire Burns Power Lines Near Tuscarora

A federal official says a wildfire burned power lines and is threatening homes in the remote northeastern Nevada community of Tuscarora.



Carpenter 1 Wildfire Now 80 Percent Contained

Crews fighting the Carpenter 1 wildfire are getting a handle on the blaze, but full containment is not expected for some time.


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Report: Ariz. Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was Erratic

A new report shows an Arizona wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and small size quickly grew into an inferno, leading officials to rapidly order more resources in the hours before the flames killed 19 members of an elite Hotshot crew.


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Fire 70% Contained, Some Evacuees Returning

Residents of evacuated canyon areas are beginning to return home.

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Fire Now 44 Square Miles, Containment Up

Figures Thursday show the Carpenter 1 fire has grown to 28,000 acres.


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“Other” Nevada Wildfire 65% Contained

The Bison Fire has burned over 25,000 acres. Voluntary evacuation orders have been lifted.


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Fire Containment Not Expected Until July 19

Firefighters gained ground in some areas, but lost it in others on Monday as they battled a vast wildfire west of Las Vegas.


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Firefighters Lose Ground To 2 Big Wildfires

Two 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.