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Matthew B. Brown
Office: 775-785-5855 | Cell: 775-384-7430
Director of the Office of Communications and Community Engagement
- Reno Fire Department giving away smoke alarms as part of Fire Prevention Week
The Reno Fire Department is working to educate and inform citizens as part of Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2015. The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign is, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.”
10/02/2015 11:12 AMdetail
- Reno Fire Department teams with Boy Scouts to aid California wildfire victims
The Reno Fire Department has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to collect items that will be delivered to families affected by the recent wildfires in California.
09/25/2015 2:02 PMdetail
- Reno Fire Department goes pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Reno Fire Department will again be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October 2015 by wearing pink uniform shirts with a white ribbon on the left sleeve. The Reno Fire Department is also selling the shirts, with the proceeds benefiting Moms on the Run.
09/22/2015 1:27 PMdetail
- City of Reno and TMFPD Board of Fire Commissioners approve automatic aid agreement
The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District’s (TMFPD) Board of Fire Commissioners and the Reno City Council voted to approve an automatic aid agreement between the City of Reno and TMFPD at Monday’s concurrent meeting.
09/21/2015 4:04 PMdetail
- Today's concurrent meeting has resumed
The Reno Fire Department’s Regional Hazardous Materials Response Team has confirmed the substance spilled at today’s concurrent meeting between the Reno City Council, Sparks City Council, and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Board of Fire Commissioners was predominantly water with small amount of dissolved sugar (Jell-O) in it.
09/21/2015 12:20 PMdetail
- City of Reno and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District to consider Automatic Aid Agreement
A Concurrent Meeting between the Reno City Council, Sparks City Council, and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Board of Fire Commissioners will take place on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. at the Washoe County Commission Chambers.
09/18/2015 2:47 PMdetail
- UPDATE: Reno Fire arrests two individuals charged with arson
The Reno Fire Department has arrested two individuals in connection with four early morning fires on July 16, 2015.
07/16/2015 3:15 PMdetail
- Reno Fire Department announces several promotions
The Reno Fire Department has announced 11 promotions. The promotions are effective today, July 16, 2015, and the initial staff assignments will be made by Operations Chief Steve Leighton.
07/16/2015 10:38 AMdetail