PHOTOS: Perry Fire Covers 25,000 Acres, Causes Evacuations

The Perry Fire north of Reno has burned about 25,600 acres and forced the evacuations of homes near the fire.

“The shelter at Ironwood Event Center at 5600 Whiskey Springs Road remains open to people and livestock,” according to officials, and the Red Cross has set up an evacuation hotline at 775-741-3564.

Air and ground forces continue to battle the fire. No structures have been lost. Hot, dry weather is expected to continue this week with an increase in fire activity also expected.

View the photos of the fire below.

Perry Fire 2018 (16)
Perry Fire 2018 (15)
Perry Fire 2018 (1)
Perry Fire 2018 (14)
Perry Fire 2018 (13)
Perry Fire 2018 (12)
Perry Fire 2018 (11)
Perry Fire 2018 (10)
Perry Fire 2018 (9)
Perry Fire 2018 (8)
Perry Fire 2018 (7)
Perry Fire 2018 (6)
Perry Fire 2018 (5)
Perry Fire 2018 (4)
Perry Fire 2018 (3)
Perry Fire 2018 (2)
RELATED:
Arson Suspect Arrested for Perry Fire
Ty O'Neil
About Ty O'Neil 208 Articles
Ty O’Neil is a lifelong student of anthropology with two degrees in the arts. He is far more at home in the tear gas filled streets of war torn countries than he is relaxing at home. He has found a place at ThisisReno as a photojournalist. He hopes to someday be a conflict photojournalist covering wars and natural disasters abroad