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June Fire 70 percent contained


July 27, 2017

CODY — Precipitation fell over the June Fire Tuesday with more expected over the next couple days.

Ahead of the rain, crews completed containment line along the northern perimeter of the fire and worked to suppress small spot fires in the northeastern corner. There are areas on the fire that continue to hold heat in the heavier concentrations of vegetation with smoldering and creeping fire behavior, according to a press release. Sparse vegetation and other natural barriers continue to limit the fires growth to the south.

Due to the reduction in fire activity, firefighting resources were...

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