By Tim Leeds 

Pine Grove fire in Little Rockies 98 percent contained


Last updated 8/24/2021 at 12:02pm

The Pine Grove Fire in the Little Rocky Mountains is 98 percent contained and demobilization of resources deployed to fight the fire is under way, an update on the InciWeb Pine Grove Fire page said this morning.

The fire, which was detected Aug. 16, has burned 16,004 acres, burned at least one structure — where the fire started — and led to the evacuation of the communities of Zortman and Pine Grove.

The evacuations were lifted after rain and cooler weather helped fireghters’ efforts to contain the blaze, the the post this morning said the evacuation warnings for Zortman, Landusky...

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