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Lightning-Sparked Tungsten Fire Now 100% Contained

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The Bureau of Land Management says the Tungsten Fire burning northeast of Fallon is now fully contained at 16,755. 

The blaze started the afternoon of August 27th northwest of Austin, approximately 10 miles north of Highway 50. 

Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire perimeter and mop up hot spots over the next several days.

Residents in the area can expect to see visible smoke for a week or two as islands of vegetation continue to burn within the interior of the fire.

No structures were threatened by the fire.

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