Cottonwood Fire Nearing Full Containment

Firefighters Make Progress Despite Windy Conditions

Mitch Kelly
July 24, 2020 - 5:20 am
Crews work to put out the Cottonwood Fire burning near Goodsprings on 7-20-20

Humboldt-Toiyabe NF

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Depsite a couple of days of gusty winds, containment of the Cottonwood Fire jumped to 93 percent. The previous report had containment at only 30 percent.

Authorities believe the fire, burning southwest of the Valley near Goodsprings, was started by a lightning strike early Monday. At last report it has burned close to 2,900 acres.

No structures have been damaged and no roads have been impacted.