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Gregerson Fire in the Delamar Mountains Wilderness 80% contained

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Posted at 11:53 AM, Aug 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-25 15:02:44-04

ELY (KTNV) — The Gregerson Fire in the Delamar Mountains Wilderness, about 20 miles southeast of Alamo, in Lincoln County, is 80% contained, according to the Bureau of Land Management.

Full containment is anticipated Tuesday evening, Aug. 27.

The 3,320-acre fire is burning in steep and rugged terrain, consuming grass and brush. No private property or structures are threatened.

The BLM is fully suppressing the fire and says public and firefighter safety is the top priority.

Assisting the BLM are the Forest Service, Lincoln County Fire Protection District and private contractors.

The fire was first reported shortly before 10 a.m. on Aug. 23.

The cause is unknown.

Additional information is available online at usa.gov and NevadaFireInfo.org.