Long Valley Fire burns hundreds of acres on Calif/NV line north of Reno| Posted on August 24, 2019
The Long Valley Fire started Saturday afternoon north of Reno along Highway 395 about two miles south of the north end of Red Rock Road. Pushed by a strong wind it spread to the northeast toward Red Rock Road. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is working to keep the fire west of the road.
Evacuation orders have been issued for the Rancho Haven Community. The evacuation center is Cold Springs Middle School.
At 6:44 p.m. PDT the Bureau of Land Management estimated it had burned about 400 acres. The fire is under unified command with the BLM and the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District.Photo of the Long Valley Fire at 4:04 p.m. PDT August 24, 2019.
Based on Air Attack's photo above, we transposed the perimeter to the map below.Map showing the APPROXIMATE location of the Long Valley Fire at 4:03 p.m. PDT August 24, 2019.
Below is a more recent photo than the one at the top of the article. This one was taken from Fort Sage at 6:35 p.m PDT August 24, 2019.Long Valley Fire as seen from the camera at Fort Sage at 6:35 p.m PDT August 24, 2019.This is an archived photo from Google Street View showing the area where the Long Valley Fire is burning along Highway 395. Looking northeast.
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