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Fire burning in Little Rockies

Fire about 50 acres, firefighters working to contain the blaze


Last updated 7/31/2020 at 8:28am

Fort Belknap Fire Management and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation have confirmed that a fire is burning in the Little Rockies near Cow Creek in the Missouri Breaks, about 6 miles off the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.

BLM Lewistown Duty Officer Don Pyrah said the initial call to dispatch for the fire was at about 8:30 a.m. and the bureau still has initial attack resources fighting the fire.

Pyrah said this includes four engines, two helicopters, two water tenders, as well as firefighting aircraft and several local department engines.

“They’re working hard to get a line around it,” he...

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