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Sandy Valley Fire

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BLM Southern Nevada District Office
Bureau of Land Management
4701 North Torrey Pines
Las Vegas, NV 89130

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News Releases — Sandy Valley Fire

Sandy Valley Fire Containment Increased to 90 Percent Released: 6/13/2021
LAS VEGAS –Despite a Red Flag Warning for low relative humidity and strong winds, firefighters on the 1,380-acre Sandy Valley Fire increased containment to 90 percent. The fire is on BLM and U.S....
Firefighters Continue Efforts to Increase Containment on Sandy Valley Fire Released: 6/13/2021
LAS VEGAS - Yesterday, firefighters assigned to the 1,380-acre Sandy Valley Fire reached several key milestones. Containment reached 60 percent, Sandy Valley Road and Potosi Pass Road were reopened...
Sandy Valley Fire Containment Increased to 60 percent Released: 6/12/2021
LAS VEGAS – The 1,380-acre Sandy Valley Fire is now 60 percent contained. Sandy Valley Road and Potosi Pass Road were opened this afternoon. Precautionary evacuations have been lifted for all...
Firefighters Continue Suppression Efforts on Sandy Valley Fire Released: 6/12/2021
LAS VEGAS – The Sandy Valley Fire has been mapped at 1,381 acres and is currently 40 percent contained. Almost 200 firefighters are suppressing the fire which is burning on BLM and U.S. Forest...
Sandy Valley Fire now 40 percent contained Released: 6/11/2021
LAS VEGAS – The estimated 1,599-acre Sandy Valley Fire is now 40 percent contained. Almost 200 firefighters are suppressing the fire which is burning on BLM and U.S. Forest Service administered...
Sandy Valley Fire Caused by Target Shooting Released: 6/11/2021
LAS VEGAS – BLM law enforcement has completed their initial investigation and determined that the cause of the Sandy Valley Fire was target shooting when a round caused a spark that ignited dry...
Sandy Valley Fire Estimated at 1,500 Acres Released: 6/11/2021
LAS VEGAS – The Sandy Valley Fire is approximately 1,500 acres and is burning on BLM and U.S. Forest Service administered lands. It started about two miles west of State Route 160 on Sandy Valley...
Sandy Valley Fire Estimated at 700 Acres Released: 6/10/2021
LAS VEGAS – The Sandy Valley Fire is approximately 700 acres and is burning on BLM and U.S. Forest Service administered lands. It started about two miles west of State Route 160 on Sandy Valley...