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Nevada Wildfire Victims Share Varied Stories

RENO, Nev. — With a wind-whipped wildfire roaring through a Reno neighborhood, David Howton sprang into action with a garden hose and was lucky to save his home. About a mile away, Scott and Mimi O’Brien weren’t so lucky. The …

Wildfire Destroys Multiple Reno Homes; Hundreds Threatened

RENO, Nev. — A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong winds destroyed or damaged about 20 homes in two Reno foothills neighborhoods and forced the evacuation of hundreds more on the edge of the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Wednesday. It …

Residents Debate Mountain Living Amid Wildfire Concerns

RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. — Amanda Harmon spent years dreaming of living in Colorado’s mountains. And she worked for it, too. Seven days a week, Harmon waited tables at a golf course and cleaned vacation rentals here, a remote community …