by Kurt Hildebrand

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July 20, 2013
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Bison fire contained

With the 24,136-acre Bison fire all but out, about 50 firefighters continue to rehabilitate and patrol the area, a far cry from the more than 1,000 assigned during the fire’s peak on July 10. As of Tuesday morning, six engines and two hand crews were still in the Pine Nuts, looking for hot spots, and making sure the fire stays out. On Monday, management of the fire, called the largest recorded in Western Nevada history, was transferred to a lower echelon team. According to officials, four firefighters were injured fighting the blaze, with two twisted knees, a twisted ankle and …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 16, 2013 06:08PM Published Jul 20, 2013 06:59PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.