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Governor extends emergency to eastern Montana

ROUNDUP — Gov. Brian Schweitzer has extended his emergency declaration to include six counties and an American Indian reservation in eastern Montana threatened by wildfires.

The emergency order signed Wednesday morning is for Musselsshell, Rosebud, Custer, Treasure, Yellowstone and Big Horn counties, along with the Northern Cheyenne reservtion.

AP Photo/The Billings Gazette, Larry Mayer

Lights from a fire truck streak across a burning hillside in a time exposure as the Dahl fire burns, south of Roundup, overnight Wednesday.

The order extends the emergency Schweitzer declared Tuesday in Lewis a...


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