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So far in 2018 more than a million acres of Nevada wilderness have burned in both human and lighting caused fires.  That's the meet of any year since the Great Basin Coordination Center began recording statistics in 2012. That year saw the second-highest total number of acres burned, at 607,798.  This year's largest Nevada wildfires were the South Sugarloaf, which burned 233,461 acres in Elko County, and the Martin, which burned 431,753 acres in Humboldt County.  Could this be the new post-climate change norm?  Fire officials fear so.

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