Reno, NV (Mynews4.com & KRNV)- 70 year old Jeannie Watts says her 93 year old mother June Hargis, perished during the Washoe Drive fire. Watts said her son called Hargis to let her know about the fire and to get out of the house. Unfortunately, Hargis did not make it out in time.
Jeannie and her husband, along with their two grandchildren are staying at a local hotel until they can find somewhere else to stay. Their home and barn were destroyed in the blaze and their three horses killed.