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By Karla Pomeroy

Smoky skies are from fires in Montana, Nevada

Forest Service battles small fire; lightning keeps BLM busy


August 3, 2017

WORLAND – Bighorn National Forest firefighters are working on a small fire in the Tongue Ranger District.

The lightning-caused Dry Fork Fire, located about eight miles north/northwest of Burgess Junction, was reported yesterday. The fire is burning in heavy down and dead fuel on steep terrain. Today, nine firefighters will construct a line around the fire, which is about 1/10-acre in size. No trails or roads are closed.

A frontal passage over northern Wyoming Tuesday brought smoke from Montana wildfires into the area Wednesday. No large fires are burning in the Bighorns, according to Bigh...

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