Black Fire Updates

June 27, 2022: The Black Fire, located 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences, covered 325,136   acres on Sunday night. 180 fire personnel are on-site. The fire is 70% contained. The Southwest Area Incident Management Team is providing regular updates.

Ordinance Restricting Sale & Use of Fireworks

On June 13 2022, The Board of Commissioners passed ordinance 14-005 restricting the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated areas of Sierra County.The ordinance takes into account the current fires, drought, and fire hazards which are a significant threat to the peace, safety, health and welfare of Sierra County.

Read the Ordinance