The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) responded to five separate spot fires in close proximity in Sun Valley between 10:34 and 11:41 p.m. Wednesday. The first fire was reported at 10:34 p.m. in the area of Leon Drive and East Gepford Parkway where the fire caused minor damage to a Gepford Park structure.
The four additional spot fires were in brush and vegetation, and no structures were damaged and no people were injured. These fires were reported in the following areas:
• 500 block of Summerhill Drive at 10:38 p.m.
• Area of East Second Street and Alexander Court at 10:44 p.m.
• 5100 block of Oetting Lane at 11:18 p.m.
• 300 block of East Gepford Parkway at 11:41 p.m.
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating these occurrences as criminal arson cases.
Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call 328-3320 or Secret Witness at 322-4900, report online at www.secretwitness.com or text the tip to 847411 (TIP 411) keyword “SW.”