Winnemucca, NV – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the Martin Fire. Anyone with information about this fire or individuals who may be responsible, please contact BLM law enforcement at 775-857-3511.
The Martin Fire, named for the Martin Creek area, started at approximately 11:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 4 approximately seven miles north of Paradise Valley, Nevada. The current size of the Martin fire is 439,230 acres with 48 percent containment. Investigators have confirmed the fire was human caused.
“This fire has damaged and affected ranches and numerous resources,” said BLM Winnemucca District Manager Ester McCullough. “We would like to thank our partners who have assisted us with the suppression efforts and continue to help bring the fire under control.”
For more information contact Fernando Pitones at 775-623-1502.