to the SLVFD Inc. website
Located 8 miles north of
Reno, Nevada, Silver Lake is near the intersection of
Highway 395 and Red Rock Road. The nearby residential
areas of Silver Knolls and the Red Rock community overlook
the lake and Stead Airport.
Community Room Use
To use the Community Room at
the Fire House, contact Maureen O'Brien at 775-328-3605 or
The Fire House Community Room address is 11525 Red Rock
Road, Reno, NV 89508. Download and print out the Station
burning... Beginning January 1, 2020, residents who
live in the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD)
will be allowed to pile burn green waste with an approved
burn permit, limited by weather, and as long as
Washoe County Air Quality Division has designated
a Green Day. Burning
will be allowed for the first seven days of each month,
and until further notice, usually by May.
Read all the details and get
the 2020 burn permit... click here.
Green Waste Days 2019
At the firehouse, 11525 Red Rock Road
4 dates & times in early November
Residents brought yard waste and tree trimmings. Over
100+ loads of green waste arrived each day of the 4 days!
Hosted by TMFPD and the Silver Knolls Volunteer
There were several
Green Waste Days in 2017 & 2018 at the SLVFD
fire house, hosted by the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection
District. Local residents brought tree trimmings and the
like to be chipped up by the BLM and later used for mulch.
Fire proof your property... On Saturday, August 13th
Volunteer Fire fighter Dale Hildebrandt gave a
presentation with handouts, on Living with Fire!
To schedule a fire danger assessment of your property
call Dale, at 775-772-3750.
Photo: Chuck Ross
miles north of Silver Knolls, the night of August 6,
burned 1700 acres, mostly on Goldstone Road, stretching
down from the top of Cold Springs. There were only a few
evacuations and no structures were lost.
2016 open burning is now closed, as of April 20, 2016.
latest update 1/9/2016 regarding Changing
our Silver Knolls Fire Protection Services, on our
Also, Recent 911 Call
Reflective address signs are still available. Call Nancy
at 775-225-3784 and leave a message. In an emergency, if
the fire department or ambulance needs to find your house
these signs are a huge help, day or night.
Junk the Junipers:
Sponsored by Living with Fire, BLM, UNR Co-operative
Extension and our SLVFD, a wood chipper was on scene at the
Silver Lake Volunteer Fire station May 21, 2016. Each
individual load of resident's yard waste was chipped up and
the 'mulch' was given back to the resident, if wanted.
Bylaws Revised 2017 in pdf format.
The purpose of this Company shall be the
promotion of social welfare and educational development
within the Silver Knolls and Red Rock area
communities. The Company also shall assist in
providing fire protection and emergency medical services
to the same citizens when contracted with a parent
By mail: SLVFD, Inc., P. O. Box 60508, Reno, NV
By phone: Dale Hildebrandt 775-772-3750