'Como Fire' Now 30% Contained

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

DAYTON, NV - The "Como Fire" in the Pine Nut Mountains southeast of Dayton, east of Carson City, has grown to about 830 acres, a slight reduction from Monday's first estimate, and is roughly 30% contained.

158 firefighters are fighting the fire by land and from air.

No homes are threatened and no one has been hurt. Investigators believe a lightning strike started the fire around noon Sunday.

Fire crews hope to have the fire fully contained sometime Thursday.

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