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June 15, 2012
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Weeds fire is 70 percent contained

Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of the 3,871-acre Weeks blaze burning in the hills between Wabuska and Silver Springs.

Five hand crews, four engines and a water tender making up 100 personnel have the fire 70 percent contained as of 4 p.m.

The fire is on property held in trust by the Bureau of Land Management. Units from Lyon County, the U.S. Forest Service and the Nevada Division of Forestry are assisting BLM in fighting the fire.

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