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City of Reno media phone: 775-354-8780
Matthew B. Brown
Office: 775-785-5855 | Cell: 775-384-7430
Director of the Office of Communications and Community Engagement
Controlled burn planned in the south Reno area
Weather conditions permitting, the controlled burn will occur in south Reno near the State Route 431 (Mount Rose Highway) I-580 southbound off-ramp. The burn is being conducted in the Steamboat Agriculture ditch to remove the accumulation of tumbleweeds, reduce hazardous fuels and prevent water flow back up.
There will be visible smoke in the area, but due to the short duration of the burn, impacts to the public and roadways will be minimal.
What: Controlled burn
When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 between 9 and 11 a.m..
Where: South Reno, near the S.R. 431 (Mount Rose Highway) I-580 southbound off-ramp.