FERNLEY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
Fire fighters have knocked down a 16 acre brush fire on Sage Street in Fernley on Sunday, May 28, according to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office.
According to the sheriff's office, the fire started as a controlled burn that went out of control!
Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center is reporting crews are mopping up the fire, which started about 11:30 a.m.
Nevada Division of Forestry and Bureau of Land Management fire crews are on the scene. Air crews also assisted in fire fighting efforts.
Please avoid the area and yield to emergency vehicles.