November 21st, 2011
12:32 PM ET

Fire chief: Reno wildfire contained

Firefighters in Nevada have fully contained a wildfire that engulfed dozens of homes and burned nearly 2,000 acres, an incident commander said Monday.

The Caughlin Fire in Reno burned 1,935 acres before firefighters contained the blaze, said Sierra Fire Protection District Chief Mike Brown, the incident commander.

The blaze has made 32 homes uninhabitable and damaged five, but is no longer a major threat to other structures, Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez said Sunday.

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  1. George Patton

    The right wing thugs in Washington started this fire, and it is because all of you went to Nevada and paid the right wing thugs in Washington billions of dollars by gambling.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    I really hope that was a joke, GP, because that's the stupidest thing I have ever heard, and that's a tough one to call: you've said many stupid things.

    I hope this is a troll trolling a troll.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    Well done, firefighters.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    I didn't see !!!.

    November 21, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    I didn't either, JIF; maybe sombody *is* trolling the troll...

    November 21, 2011 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
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    It looks like my crayon comment hit a nerve though. Go figure.

    November 21, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
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