Small brush fire chars 2 acres near Lockwood | NevadaAppeal.com

Small brush fire chars 2 acres near Lockwood

Staff report

A brush fire burning near the Sierra Quarry in Lockwood was kept to two-and-a-half-acres Monday afternoon.

Three engines from Storey County and one engine from the Nevada Division of Forestry contained the blaze by 5 p.m. Air support came from the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center in Minden, said Storey County Division Chief Eric Guevin.

The fire that began at about 2:30 p.m. Monday is likely human caused. No structures were threatened.