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July 14, 2012
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Handcrews fighting smoldering Stockyard fire

Two Nevada Division of Forestry hand crews are overhauling the 7-acre Stockyard fire in eastern Carson Valley.

The fire was first reported at 1:47 p.m. and was burning in brush on a hill east of East Valley Road near the intersection with Stockyard Road.

A helicopter and about 65 personnel worked on the fire, which is located on BLM land.

No structures are threatened by the blaze which now barely smoldering.

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 15, 2012 05:09PM Published Jul 14, 2012 05:48PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.