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Several small fires start over the weekend


Broadus VFD firefighters responded to several fires over the weekend, most of which were started by lightning from storms on Friday night.

On Saturday, a 4.5 acre fire was doused on Butte Creek, in the southern end of Powder River County, on Russ Bryant’s property.

Another fire, just across the Baking Powder Divide on Ernest Creek, was put out by responding BLM resources. The fire burned 0.5 acres.

Belle Creek VFD responded to a small fire on Marie Gotfredson’s on Saturday, the blaze amounted to several acres.

A bale caught on fire at the Olson Place on the Little Powder River, on...

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