Wildfire burning near Stagecoach | NevadaAppeal.com

Wildfire burning near Stagecoach

Staff Reports

A wildland fire in Stagecoach has burned 75 to 100 acres near the Talapoosa mountain range.

The Hackberry fire was first reported at 2:42 p.m. It is moving in a northeasterly direction and burning in light to medium grass on land owned by the Bureau of Land Management.

Responding agencies are Lyon County, Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Division of Forestry and U.S. Forest Service.

No structures are threatened, according to the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch.

Two air tankers, two water tenders, one hand crew, four commanders, 50 personnel and 11 engines are responding.

According to the National Weather Service, winds in the area are northwest at 10 mph with gusts up to 15 mph.




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