Officials brief governor on fire season

Controlled burn in Lockwood, Nevada.

CARSON CITY, Nev.–Despite nine straight days of rain over western Nevada, area fire officials say they are preparing for another dangerous fire season.

A group of officials representing federal, state and local agencies briefed Gov. Jim Gibbons on their predictions Thursday.

Forestry Division Fire Program Manager Mike Dondero told him five of the 10 worst fire seasons since 1960 have been in the past seven years.

Read the complete story at the Nevada Appeal.


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