Dry Cabin fire burning in the Scapegoat Wilderness

OVANDO - On Sunday, July 11 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Dry Cabin Fire was reported and aerial resources were dispatched immediately to size up the fire. The fire is located approximately 20 miles north of Ovando, Montana, in the Scapegoat Wilderness. The aerial reconnaissance flight indicated that the fire was already an estimated 10 acres in size and within the day the fire rapidly grew to 50 acres due to terrain and heavy fuels.

The fire is burning actively and is now estimated to be at 300 acres. The fire is burning in heavy timber near previously burned areas and is currently being ma...


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