2-acre brush fire put out near Mound House

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MOUND HOUSE, Nev. (KOLO0-- A brush fire burned about 2 acres Saturday morning north of Mound House in Lyon County.

It burned along the Virginia & Truckee Railroad tracks where they go from Lyon County into Storey County, Central Lyon County Fire Protection District Chief Rich Harvey said.

A strong response from the district as well as the Carson City Fire Department, the Bureau of Land Management and a Nevada Division of Forestry helicopter kept the fire in check, Harvey said. It was reported around 10:50 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Harvey said that area has been used for target shooting in the past.

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