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Baldy Mountain fire being contained

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Last updated 8/11/2020 at 11:36am

The Forestry Department at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation reported this morning that the fire near the top of Baldy Mountain is being contained and poses no immediate danger.

“The fire is looking really good, mostly just interior smokes,” said Chippewa Cree Tribe Fire Management Officer Jason Lodgepole.

Lodgepole said the fire was started last week by a lightning strike and was just over three acres.

He said on the first day of the fire, Saturday, Aug. 8, a small squad from the Rocky Boy Volunteer Fire Department hiked up the mountain to assess the fire and the next day they got s...

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