June 22, 2017
A Neptune Air Tanker drops fire retardant on the Hunter Creek Fire, which is burning just west of downtown Reno, Nevada, on Thursday, June 22, 2017. According to a Truckee Meadows Fire representative, the cause of the fire is not known, but the point of origin is known. The blaze is estimated at 250 acres and is approximately 35% contained. No structures have been damaged. One firefighter suffered a minor heat-related injury. At least eight agencies are battling the fire, burning mostly on U.S. Forest Service land. Washoe County park and trail access is unavailable until investigation and operations are complete.