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Crews report progress in Las Vegas, Reno-area mountain fires

Posted at 5:20 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 20:20:27-04

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire officials are reporting progress fighting separate wildfires in the mountains near Las Vegas and on the edge of Reno, where a home was destroyed and hundreds of evacuations were ordered last weekend.

The number of firefighters battling a wildfire on Mount Charleston in southern Nevada grew to 420 and containment was estimated at 10%.

No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.

In northern Nevada, containment was reported at 95% at the fire that had threatened neighborhoods on Peavine Mountain.