COR NEWS RELEASE
This morning at 4:02 a.m., Reno firefighters responded to a structure fire at a single family residence in the 300 block of Sugar Hill Drive in Sun Valley.
The two occupants of the home were able to safely evacuate prior to the arrival of fire crews.
“The first arriving crew, Engine 15, found heavy smoke and fire in the front rooms of the home and made an immediate interior attack,” advised Battalion Chief Todd Keckley. “At 4:20 a.m., crews had the fire knocked down and the primary search complete.”
The fire caused heavy fire damage to the front rooms and smoke damage through out the residence. The American Red Cross is providing shelter for both occupants. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.
The Reno Fire Department responded to the fire with four structure engines, one ladder truck, a safety officer, an air support unit, one fire investigator, and a battalion chief. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, REMSA and NV Energy responded to the incident to provide support services.