Carson City Fire Chief Sean Slamon says it has burning sagebrush northeast in the metropolis, but no structures are jeopardized. It’s burning into a burn scar from A2017 fire.
The Voltaire Fire burning in Carson City’s Voltaire Canyon has been downgraded to 500 acres, in Line with the USFS Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The flame is 15% contained.
Command is unified between the US Forest Service and Carson City Fire. Voluntary evacuations continue to be requested for now for residents of their Clearview Street region. The Indian Colony is also running voluntary evacuations on Curry and Rhodes Streets.
The socalled Voltaire Fire was reported in the Voltaire Canyon area about 7:45PM June 12, 2018. The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports that cyclists using fire to clean up their site are to attribute.
Be careful Hikers and Campers if you are in/around that area!