Fire Officials Update On Preacher Fire Near Carson City And Wall Fire In Butte County Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. The Preacher Fire burns south of Gardnerville, NV. Bureau of Land Management says the fire was caused by lightning.Elaine Smith / Courtesy A fast growing wildfire near Carson City Nevada is threatening structures, but voluntary evacuations have been lifted. As of Wednesday morning, the Preacher Fire scorched 4,651 acres and is 20 percent contained, with a series of storms in the area adding further complications. We get an update from Nevada’s Bureau of Land Management on the blaze and hear from California officials on recovery efforts for the Wall Fire in Butte County.