RENO, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say a 10-acre wildfire off U.S.
Highway 395 near Gardnerville has been fully contained.
Douglas County fire investigators say they think lightning
sparked the Spring Valley fire about 3:30 p.m. Saturday near
Leviathan Mine Road.
No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened or
damaged while flames burned through pinion pine, juniper and brush.
Highway 395 was closed for several hours when fire burned within
about a quarter mile of the road.
Thirteen engines, three hand crews, one helicopter and one
tanker were used to fight the blaze before it was declared fully
contained about 8 p.m. Sunday.
(Photo courtesy Robert Caddy)