58,000 acres burning in Elko County (RGJ)

Nevada Division of Forestry LogoNevada Division of Forestry LogoELKO, Nev.–Ten fires are burning across 58,000 acres in Elko County on Wednesday morning, the Elko Interagency Fire Dispatch Center reported.

“We’re preparing for another busy day,” Nevada Division of Forestry Regional Forester Tom Turk said in a statement. “We’re in Red Flag conditions today from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for strong winds, high temperatures, and low humidity. We’re urging people to continue being extremely cautious with all outdoor activities.”

Read the complete article at the Reno Gazette-Journal.


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