Active Emergency Information

  • screen shot of PDF's cover This page is designed to provide accurate and verified information during an emergency situation. Please continue to check this page during an emergency as it will be updated when new, verified information is available and/or at regular intervals. During an emergency it often takes first responders and emergency management personnel time to verify critical information. If there is no new and verified information at the end of the regular interval, updates will say “No new information at this time.”

     

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  • 3:14 p.m.

    Donner Springs Elementary School was placed in a brief precautionary code yellow due to a disturbance in the hallway. Normal operations have resumed.

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  • Washoe Inspire Academy was on a brief code yellow lockdown this morning, due to activity outside the school. Classes are back in session.

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  • 2/1/2023 9:55 a.m. Vaughn Middle school was briefly evacuated this morning when a fire alarm was activated. The fire department determined that the school is safe and students have returned to class.

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  • 1/31/2023 9:51 a.m. Rita Cannan is no longer evacuated. The fire department has determined that the school is safe. This is the final update on this event. 

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  • 1/31/2023 9:45 a.m. Rita Cannan is under evacuation due to activated smoke detectors. Emergency services are responding to the school. An update will be posted here by 10:15 at the latest.

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  • 1/27/2023 2:43 p.m. Sparks Middle School is no longer under a precautionary code yellow-secured campus the school is returning to normal operations. This is the final update about this event.

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  • 1/27/2023 2:15 p.m. Sparks Middle School remains under a precautionary code yellow-secured campus while police conduct their investigation. No new information is available at this time. An update will be posted here by 2:45 at the latest.

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  • 1/27/2023 1:45 p.m. Sparks Middle School is under a precautionary code yellow-secured campus while police investigate a possible threat reported at the school. an update will be posted here by 2:15 at the latest.

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  • 1/24/2023 11:39 a.m. Hug High School is no longer under a precautionary code yellow-secured campus. Police have determined that the school is safe. The school is returning to normal operations. This is the final update about this event.

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  • 1/24/2023 11:30 a.m. Hug High School has been placed on a precautionary code yellow-secured campus while school police investigate a threat reported at the school. An update will be posted here by 12:00 at the latest.

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  • 1/13/2023 11:10 a.m. The precautionary code yellow-secured campus at Spanish Springs High School has been lifted. This is the last update for this incident.

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  • 1/13/2023 10:45 a.m. Spanish Springs High School has been placed in a precautionary code yellow-secured campus with officers on scene. An update will be posted here by 11:15 a.m. at the latest.

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  • 1/12/2023 10:45 a.m.  Mathews Elementary School is no longer under evacuation. The fire department has confirmed that the school is safe. The school is returning to normal operations. This is the final update about this event .

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  • 1/12/2023 10:39 a.m. Sun Valley Elementary school is no longer under a precautionary code yellow-secured campu. the school is returning to normal operations. this is the final update about this event.

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  • 1/12/2023 10.34 a.m. Sun Valley Elementary school has been placed in a precautionary code yellow-secured campus due to police activity in the area. an update will be posted here by 11:05 a.m. at the latest.

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  • 1/12/2023 10:26 a.m Mathews Elementary School is being evacuated due to an activated fire alarm. Emergency services are responding to the school. An update will be posted here by 11 a.m. at the latest.

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  • 1/11/2023 9:03 a.m. Grace Warner Elementary School has resumed normal operations. NV Energy has determined that the school is safe.Students have returned to the building.

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  • 1/11/2023 8:48 a.m. Grace Warner Elementary school is under evacuation while authorities investigate a reported natural gas odor. An update will be posted here by 9:30 a.m. at the latest.

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  • 8:03 a.m. 12/21/2022 Mendive middle school is no longer under evacuation. Police have determined that the school is safe and students have returned to the school building.

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  • 7:33 am.12/21/2022  Mendive Middle School has been evacuated while police investigate a report of a threat at the school. an update will be posted here by 8 :10 a.m.

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Responsible Threat Reporting

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