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July 11, 2013
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Thursday update: Second firefighter hurt

The Bison fire was reduced to about 25,000 acres Wednesday night, and it was 80 percent contained. It was still dangerous enough to injure a second firefighter Thursday morning. East Fork medics responded to pick up the injured firefighter in the Pine Nut Mountains. No other information about the injuries was available. Fire officials reported making progress in fighting the fire and planned to continue to work on hot spots. Nearly 1,000 firefighters were working to stop the blaze, which burned a 12-mile stretch of the Pine Nut Mountains southeast of Carson City. The fire, started by a lightning strike …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 12, 2013 12:37AM Published Jul 12, 2013 12:58PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.