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Tuesday wildfire statistics

Badger fire

730 acres

Time line

3:25 p.m. Tuesday: first reported

9:39 p.m.: 10 percent contained

Location

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4 miles east of Carson City in southwest Brunswick Canyon

Carson City/Lyon County

Fuel

Piñon, juniper and cheatgrass burning erratically in steep and rocky terrain

Resources

6 aircraft, 6 hand crews, 16 engines, 1 bulldozer

Agencies

183 personnel from BLM, Lyon and Douglas counties, Carson City Fire, Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, Nevada Division of Forestry and U.S. Forest Service

Clear Creek fire

1.5 acres

Time line

11:45 a.m. Tuesday: first reported

12:30 p.m.: Fire controlled, crews doing mop up

Location

West of Carson City between Highway 50 and Clear Creek Road

Fuel

Pine, manzanita and other forest brush

Agencies

Carson City Fire Department, BLM, U.S. Forest Service, East Fork Fire District, Nevada Division of Forestry and Tahoe Douglas Fire, responded. A helicopter and air tanker were ordered, but never used.

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