According to the Gazette’s report the fire, estimated to be about 400 acres, has broken up into two large sections: One in the Manzanita-Skyline area and the other in the foothills near Windy Hill.
Reno television stations are airing incredible footage of the flames as they sweep through the area.
Channel 4 in Reno is reporting that no containment is in site because of winds expected throughout the day. Shelters are overflowing at Galena high school and Reno High School.
The fire, estimated at between 350 and 400 acres, is burning in steep canyons and ravines that are difficult to reach.