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WEATHER IN CARSON CITY


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Fire out Six Mile Canyon, east of Virginia City, north of Dayton

1:45pm  All the sirens were fire trucks headed east into Lyon County.  Report of a wildfire off Six Mile Canyon Road.

2:30pm  Fire growing very fast – estimated at 120 acres and very windy.  Various aircraft are dive bombing the fire rather hard.  Fire mostly out by 5pm.  Overnight firewatch likely.

Cause of the fire is rumored to be a stray bullet or bullets from the shooting range southwest of the main fire.  The fire appears to have started very close to the shooting range and strong winds blew it north-northeast.  No homes damaged thanks to quick scrambling by firefighters.

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Bucket choppers try to slow the fire down….

Winds whip the flames

Jet retardant bomber trying to cut the fire off from moving east.

Smaller aircraft blanket the flames with retardent….

Larger firefighting aircraft begin to finish off the 120 acre blaze…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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