Two brush fires minutes apart in Reno

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Reno Fire Department had two fires Thursday afternoon that started minutes apart.

The scene of a half acre brush fire at Clear Acre Lane and Scottsale Road in Reno. Photo by Wade Barnett/KOLO.

The first was at 4:21 p.m. at Airway Drive and Peckham Lane in southeast Reno near the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

One outbuilding was threatened but not damaged and crews kept the fire to a quarter of an acre.

At 4:32 p.m. a fire started near Clear Acre Lane and Scottsdale Road in northeast Reno. Homes were threatened in that fire, but crews stopped it at a half acre.

The causes of both fires is under investigation.

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