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Firefighters headed home

Eagle Creek Fire 95 percent contained

The Eagle Creek Fire in the Bear Paw Mountains appears to be fairly well under control, with the resources deployed to fight the fire headed home at the end of shift today, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Montana Forest Action Plan Project Manager Wyatt Frampton said this morning.

Frampton said the fire is 95 percent contained, and although local firefighters will be keeping a close eye on it, the main job of firefighting is done.

The incident commander as of last Tuesday, Robert Smith, said it was likely to smoulder and be putting out smoke until a heavy snow or...


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