The Sandy Valley Fire burning in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada had grown to 1,500 acres by Friday, June 11, and was zero percent contained, officials said.
The fire started about two miles west of US State Route 160 on Sandy Valley Road on Thursday at 1:34 pm, the Bureau of Land Management – Nevada (BLMNV) reported.
According to officials, the fire was believed to be “human caused” and was under investigation by BLMNV.
Footage released by BLMNV shows a firefighting aircraft releasing fire retardant over the area on Friday. Credit: Bureau of Land Management – Nevada via Storyful