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As summer wildfires burn throughout the west, firefighters in Nevada are on high alert. In recent years wildfires have gotten worse due to the spread of highly-flammable cheatgrass which is replacing sagebrush on the grasslands of the high desert. Jon Christensen reports from Battle Mountain in Lander County.
Jon Christensen is author of the book, "Nevada" and editor of GreatBasinNews.com.