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November 24, 2012
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Fire burns quarter-acre

A small brush fire, started by target shooting, burned a quarter-acre Friday afternoon.The fire, reported at 1:25 p.m. at the top of Goni Road, took about half an hour to completely extinguish, Acting Battalion Chief Scott Baker said.The men were shooting legal ammunition in a legal place to shoot, Baker said.The shooting caught a little bit of cheatgrass on fire.“They tried to put it out,” he said. When their efforts proved unsuccessful, they called 911.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 24, 2012 12:59AM Published Nov 24, 2012 12:59AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.