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Dixon, MT – The hot, dry weather and low relative humidities along with dry fuels will continue to challenge firefighters.  Firefighters will evaluate opportunities to continue to engage the fire safely as weather, terrain and the fire permits.  Acreage is at 3,539 acres.

Yesterday, all divisions continued to mop-up along the fires edge. 

Today, All divisions will continue to mop-up the fires edge where they can do so safely and effectively.  

 

Weather, Partly cloudy.  Temperatures will be 85-90 valleys and 65-70 ridges.  Relative humidity is expected to be 12-22 percent. Winds will be west 10-20 mph in the afternoon.  Ridge top, west 15-25 mph. 

Three hundred and thirty personnel are assigned to the incident. 

Evacuation Notices: None at this time.  Structures Threatened: None at this time, although there are structures adjacent to the fire in Division Zulu with light fuels that have already burned.  Dixon Rural Fire Department is stationed at the home and local firefighters made defensible space on the structure.  When the fire first started the structures were threatened, because of the fuels the homes are in, but now the threat has been eliminated.

Road Closures: To reduce the risk to firefighters and public, the D-6000 road between Revais and Magpie, Magpie D-5000 road are closed.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact Division of Fire at 676-2550 or contact C.T. Camel, Fire Information Officer, at 406-676-2550 ext. 6407 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.