Firefighters are responding to a fire burning in Brunswick Canyon in East Carson City. Evacuations are ongoing as the fire is burning up Brunswick Canyon. Carson City Fire Department said the fire has burned an estimated 10 acres. The fire started about 2:15 p.m. in the area of rifle range off of Flint Road in east Carson City. Roads and recreation areas between Carson City and Lyon County are evacuated. The range is closed for the day.
#RifleRangeFire UPDATE 4:51 p.m. The fire is estimated at burning 100 acres. Aerial support and ground crews have not reached containment at this time. No Structures are threatened. The fire spread is erratic due to strong winds. pic.twitter.com/zPthHEsloP— Carson City Fire Department (@CarsonFireDept) August 20, 2018
#RifleRangeFire 2:46 p.m. Crews are currently working a fire at the Carson Rifle and Pistol Range off of Flint Rd. The fire has burned an estimated 10 acres. The rifle range is closed until further notice. pic.twitter.com/uOpGaLDBLl— Carson City Fire Department (@CarsonFireDept) August 20, 2018