Fire burning near Carson rifle range

Smoke from a grass fire burning near the Carson City Rifle Range is visible from Carson Valley.

The Flint fire is burning in grass and brush and had grown to 15-20 acres at 12:45 p.m. Sunday.

Firefighters are staging at the rifle range to battle the blaze, which is burning southeast toward the Carson River. It is moving, but not expected to be contained soon.

The fire started at 11:47 a.m.

About 90 firefighters are working on the fire, according to the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch in Minden.


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