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June 30, 2013
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Silver City wild fire closes State Route 341

The Nevada Highway Patrol has closed State Route 341 south of Silver City because of a 75-acre brush fire currently burning between Silver City and Virginia City.

The fire is near Pedlar Road, according to Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center. Crews from the Bureau of Land Management are responding to assist Lyon County and Storey County officials.

The fire started shortly after 2 p.m.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 30, 2013 04:14PM Published Jun 30, 2013 04:07PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.