- Associated Press - Sunday, July 31, 2016

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on several wildfires burning in western Nevada (all times local):

1:10 p.m.

A western Nevada wildfire is no longer a looming threat to a tribal town that evacuated hundreds of people.

Scott Carey, a spokesman for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, says the blaze was burning north of Sutcliffe Sunday and no longer threatening structures on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation.

However, it could be as long as three days before the 600 residents are allowed to return.



Carey says the community is without power.

The blaze is one in a complex of five lightning-caused fires 35 miles north of Reno that crews have been trying to contain since Friday.

Fire spokeswoman Jesse Bender says the fires are burning within about 20 miles of each other.

They altogether have burned 32 square miles, most of it federal land.

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11:50 a.m.

Firefighters in western Nevada were trying to make progress Sunday on a complex of wildfires, one of which has already caused evacuations in one town.

Fire officials say one of five fires burning 30 miles north of Reno has led to mandatory evacuations in Sutcliffe.

The town is on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation.

The tribe evacuated about 600 people Saturday along with 200 people from beaches around Pyramid Lake.

Fire spokeswoman Jesse Bender says the fires altogether have burned 32 square miles, most of it federal land.

She says one residence, three mobile homes and two vehicles have been destroyed.

Approximately 180 personnel are hoping to secure as much of the fire as possible before winds pick up in the afternoon.

The entire fire complex is 10 percent contained.

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