Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe helps contain blaze on reservation

The Nixon Fire on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in Nevada has been largely contained. Photo by Ryan Kern / KRNV / Twitter

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada helped contain a fire that broke out on the reservation on Sunday.

The Nixon Fire was 80 percent contained as of this afternoon, according to news reports. It burned 144 acres, destroying two sheds and threatening one home in the process.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Nixon Fire 80 percent contained, 2 sheds burned (The Reno Gazette-Journal 5/4)
144 acre brush fire near Nixon 80% contained (KRNV 5/4)

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