Crews contain Reno fire that claimed 29 homes

Associated Press
The ruins of a home in Pleasant Valley, south of Reno, Nev.,  are seen on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, after a wind-driven brush fire raced through the area.   The blaze started shortly after noon Thursday and, fueled by wind gusts reaching 82 mph, mushroomed to more than 6 square miles before firefighters stopped its surge toward Reno.  (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)

View gallery

24 photos

Rain and snow have helped firefighters surround a brush fire near Reno that destroyed 29 homes and forced the evacuation of thousands.

View Comments (0)