Wildfire in eastern Nevada started by chainsaw now contained

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WHITE PINE COUNTY, Nev. (KOLO) - The Cherry Fire burning in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is 100 percent contained, the U.S. Forest Service reported Monday, September 9, 2019.

It was started September 2, 2019, 20 miles southeast of Jiggs by a chainsaw used in woodcutting, investigators say.

The fire burned 3,487 acres.

No structures were lost, and no evacuations or road closures were prompted.

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