Yerington brush fire contained at five acres

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YERINGTON, NV (KOLO) - A five-acre brush fire in Yerington that started as an agricultural burn on private property has been contained.

Photo courtesy Lyon County

County Manager Jeff Page says the Yerington/Mason Valley Fire Protection District was reported shortly before 4 p.m. June 10, 2019 at the River Split Ranch on Highway 208.

Firefighters found heavy brush and grass burning. Page says the fire put off a large column of smoke that could be seen throughout Mason Valley.

The Lyon County Road Department responded with a bulldozer to help build a line around the fire.

Page says there were no reports of injuries and no structures were threatened.

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Photo courtesy Lyon County
Photo courtesy Lyon County
Photo courtesy Lyon County