June 18, 2024

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Red Canyon Fire Update : 09-20-2023 with Photos from Timothy Montgomery and Lyon County Emergency Management


Helicopter fills bucket in local pond near Red Canyon Fire 9.20.23; photograph from Lyon County Emergency Management:

Red Canyon Fire 9.20.23; photograph by Lyon County Emergency Management:

On Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 Smith Valley Resident Timothy Montgomery wrote: “Today there are four SEAT (Single Engine Air Tanker) planes dropping Phos-Chek as well as the helicopter pulling water from Topaz (I think). There has been ground crews up there delivered by helicopter. You can hear chain saws from time to time.”

The next 4 photographs were submitted by Timothy: