9,860-Acre Wildfire Northwest of Winnemucca Fully Contained - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

9,860-Acre Wildfire Northwest of Winnemucca Fully Contained

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The BLM says a 9,860-acre wildfire about 20 miles northwest of Winnemucca is fully contained after breaking out on Tuesday.

The Dune Fire started around 1:30 p.m. in the Slumbering Hills area and burned through brush and grass.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The BLM says no lightning was reported in the area for 48 hours before the fire started. 

The BLM says isolated thunderstorms are forecast for the next several days. 

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