NUMBERS FIRE MAY IMPACT SOUTH LYON COUNTY
Lyon County Emergency Management has been notified by the Smith Valley Fire Protection District that there is a possibility that the Numbers Fire could spread to Lyon County in the Smith Valley/Wellington area. Crews are monitoring the region to verify the path of the fire. It is anticipated that the fire may reach Red Canyon or Little Burbank Canyon later today. Lyon County Emergency Management has been in contact with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and Lyon County Road Department to prepare staff and resources for potential evacuations and traffic control. Lyon County Emergency Management will provide updated information as it becomes available.
Due to COVID 19 Issues Lyon County will not be able to open shelters in the event of evacuation. Citizens in the Upper Colony Road area are urged to plan ahead and consider making arrangements to stay in motels or with friends or family not in the area of the fire.