Fire west of Pyramid Lake contained

The Cottonwood Fire in the Bureau of Land Management camera as part of the Alert Tahoe network of fire cameras.
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RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Cottonwood Fire burning north of Reno is contained, according to the Bureau of Land Management, after burning more than 300 acres.

It was one of several fires sparked by lightning Sunday afternoon, according to the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District.

It burned a mile south of Fish Springs Road and roughly half way between the California border and the northwest corner of Pyramid Lake.

Another lightning-sparked fire burning north of Gerlach has affected 300 acres. Full containment of the Crutcher Fire is expected Tuesday, July 23.

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