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Residents evacuated by fire want to see property

ROUDUP — Firefighters battling an 18,700-acre wildfire south of Roundup got a break in the weather Thursday, while residents forced to leave their homes grew increasingly frustrated that they aren't allowed to return to see if they have anything left.

Officials said the fire has burned dozens of residences since it was reported on Tuesday, though a precise tally was not available. Fire officials planned to survey the area Thursday.

After the flames jumped its southern perimeter on Wednesday, firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading significantly thanks in part to cooler temperat...


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