Washoe County Sheriffs Office Providing Updates on Washoe Drive Brush Fire

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is calling for immediate evacuations in Old Washoe Valley, Saint James Place, and Pleasant Valley. Pleasant Valley Elementary School has been evacuated by school police. Parents are asked to pick up their children at Damonte Ranch High School. Please note that parents or guardians must have identification to pick up their children. Traffic is currently being diverted at Laramie Drive, we are asking residents to avoid 395 North and Southbound at Laramie Drive.

The Sheriff’s Office will be providing instant Twitter updates to keep citizen’s informed during the fire. Interested residents can vollow the Sheriff’s twitter account at @washoesheriff.