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July 16, 2012
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Small brush fires consume about 10 acres

Two small brush fires were reported in Douglas County within 24 hours over the weekend.

Fire was reported about 1:25 p.m. Friday on the east side of Highway 395 south of Gardnerville near China Spring Youth Camp.

Witnesses reported seeing a woman driving a Jeep with California plates leaving the area when the fire broke out.

According to East Fork Fire Capt. Terry Taylor, the witnesses stopped her, but she said she didn't have a cell phone and left the area.

A woman and a man at the location dumped ice and water from their cooler on the fire, while …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 17, 2012 12:31PM Published Jul 16, 2012 07:31PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.