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By Alex Ross 

Work underway to raise funds for East Fork Fire


September 13, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

Burned and partially burned trees stand in the Sucker Creek Drainage impacted by the East Fork Fire. Multiple efforts are underway to raise money to help with the cost of the fire and recovery from it. The last update said the fire, which started near the East Fork Reservoir Aug. 27 on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, is 85 percent contained at 21,896 acres.

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to give the correct date of the Triple Dog Brewing Co. and Montana State University-Northern Collegiate Stockgrower’s fundraiser. The pint-night fundraiser and burger feed will be Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Three weeks after the East Fork Fire began, people in the area are finding ways, from selling shirts to holding events, to raise money for the fire relief effort.

The fire began Sunday Aug. 27 near the East Fork Reservoir on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and spread beyond the reservation, affecting farmers, ranchers and other residents in and a...

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