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November 8, 2012
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Two outbuildings destroyed in Washoe Valley fire

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District is making progress on containing a fire in Washoe Valley. The fire started shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday and affected 5 acres southwest of White Pine Drive and Esmeralda Drive in Washoe Valley. At 50 percent containment, two out-buildings are confirmed destroyed. The cause is currently under investigation.

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Chief, Charles A. Moore says the smoke and wind created the potential for a much larger fire, "In the initial attack, there was a lot of thick smoke in the area that made it very difficult to determine the number of structures …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 9, 2012 09:14AM Published Nov 8, 2012 09:33PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.