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MM 155 Wildfire Southwest of Winnemucca 97% Contained

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Crews say the MM 155 Fire was sparked by a cigarette butt.

As of Sunday morning, the fire is at 97% containment and all evacuations have been lifted

The BLM says the MM 155 Fire southwest of Winnemucca in Pershing County burned 22,361 acres.

Firefighters are now focused on solidifying containment and mop up. 

About 70 personnel are fighting the fire.

The fire started last Friday in the East Range.

The fire has cost more than $2.2 million to fight. 

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