Statement from Governor Sandoval Following Little Valley Fire Independent Investigation


Mari N. St. Martin
Communications Director
(775) 684-5670
CARSON CITY, NV - February 15, 2017

Governor Brian Sandoval today released the following statement after the independent review team published its report titled "Little Valley Escaped Prescribed Fire Review."

“I would like to thank the independent review team for its time and thorough report. Bringing in an outside professional perspective was an important step in understanding how this tragedy occurred,” said Governor Brian Sandoval. “I will review the report with my team and we will discuss the findings with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Once again, I would like to express my heartfelt sorrow to the victims of this tragic event and my sincere gratitude to the first responders and firefighters who battled this intense and shocking event without injury or loss of life.”

A copy of the report can be found on the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources website.


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