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Preacher Fire

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Carson City District Office
Bureau of Land Management
5665 Mogan Mill Road
Carson City, NV 89701

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Douglas County Initiates Evacuations due to threats from Preacher Fire

Preacher Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/24/2017

7/24/17 at 7:00 p.m.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has initiated evacuations for areas east of Pine Nut Road to include Fred's Street, Sandoval, Taildragger, Bluebird, and Bar-J Roads as well as in the Sierra Spirit Ranch area including, Blue Sage Road, Badger Lane, Robinson Road and Lena Lane. In addition, Washoe Tribal Police are evacuating the Bodie Flats area in the vicinity of Courtland Avenue.

An evacuation center has been set up at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, NV (783-6455)
Large animals can be taken to the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Pinenut Road in Gardnerville, NV (782-9840)
Small animals (cats/dogs) can be taken to the Community Center where a trailer will be available to kennel small pets.