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New wildfires cause evacuations in Meagher County

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Posted at 7:14 PM, Jul 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-22 21:14:37-04

Several wildfires were reported in the Belt Creek-White Sulphur Springs Ranger District of Meagher County on Thursday afternoon.

  • Corral Fire (SE corner of Castle Mountains): Meagher County issuing evacuations from north of Castle Town to Yankee Jim. Large and very large airtankers responding.
  • Sawmill Gulch (north Little Belts): estimated at 0.5 acres. Helitak responding.
  • Sky Peak Fire (in the Tenderfoot Drainage): Smokejumpers on scene.
  • Yankee Jim (NW of Corral Fire in the Castle Mountains): estimated at 0.5 acres. Helitak and Type 6 Engine on scene .

No other details are available at this point; we will updateyou if we get more information.