Andrew fire at a glance – Day 1 | NevadaAppeal.com

Andrew fire at a glance – Day 1

ANDREW FIRE

AT A GLANCE

ACRES

3,000 acres burning about seven miles south of Reno at Pleasant Valley

CONTAINMENT

10 percent contained, full containment expected at 6 p.m. Saturday

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CAUSE

Human. It started from spark during target practice off Andrew Lane

FIREFIGHTERS

555 personnel total

HAND CREWS

11

AIR SUPPORT

21 aircraft: 14 multi-engine tankers, 6 single-engine tankers, 7 helicopters

INJURIES

One woman injured in vehicle accident

LOSSES

Eight structures lost, including at least three homes, 550 threatened

EVACUATION

Residents who have been evacuated can go to the Galena High School off the Mount Rose Highway or Virginia City High School. Call the Red Cross at 856-1000 for evacuation center information. Evacuees with large animals/pets should contact the Nevada Humane Society at 331-5770.