Dennis Hof, the
owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in the Carson City area,
revealed in a message on his Twitter page that one of his houses
was destroyed by the blaze, which fire officials said had
scorched 2,000 acres (809 hectares) in the area of Washoe Valley
just south of Reno.
Hof, who is profiled along with workers at his legal brothel in
the television series "Cathouse" on cable channel HBO, posted a
photo of the house reduced to rubble.
More than 360 firefighters were battling the blaze, which has
been dubbed the "Little Valley Fire" and has destroyed 22 homes
and 17 outbuildings, officials said on the fire tracking website
The cause of the fire, which was first spotted early on Friday,
being investigated, they added.
The blaze, located near the border with California and northeast
of Lake Tahoe, has spread erratically because of the high winds
driving it, and complicated firefighters' efforts to contain it,
(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Editing by
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