Alice Creek Fire Courtesy: Inciweb

HELENA – Fire crews northeast of Lincoln say they are closely watching the Alice Creek Fire on Monday. The fire remains under red flag conditions.

Fire managers said many critical fire elements are lining up, including the possibility that winds could make it too dangerous to attack the fire from the air. Silver King Lake and the Continental Divide near Elk Meadows area of the biggest concerns.

Silver King Lake and the Continental Divide near Elk Meadows area of the biggest concerns. Over the weekend the fire grew by several thousand acres.

Over the weekend the fire grew by several thousand acres. The fire has now burned more than 42 square miles of terrain.

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Mandatory evacuations remain in effect for residents between mile markers 92 and Highway 434 – along Highway 200 on both sides of the road., and for the Elk Meadows/Evergreen Subdivisions.

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