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By Tim Leeds 

Rain, cooler weather helping with Pine Grove Fire


Last updated 8/20/2021 at 12:25pm

Graphic courtesy of InciWeb

Firefighters have gained at least a temporary respite in efforts to contain the Pine Grove Fire in the Little Rocky Mountains, although the incident command warns that could change very quickly.

Rain, cooler temperatures, lower wind and higher humidity has allowed firefighters to slow the spread of the fire, and people evacuated from Zortman and the Pine Grove community have been allowed to return home, though they and other communities still are on alert.

The update on the InciWeb page for the fire said minimal fire behavior was seen Thursday due to heavy precipitation received Wednesday...

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