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Prescribed burns conducted in the Helena, Lincoln ranger districts

Posted at 8:51 PM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 22:51:47-04

HELENA – If you noticed smoke in the hills northeast of Helena today, don’t worry. There is no need to be alarmed.

According to the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, conditions were right to conduct a prescribed burn.

The burn is along Jimtown Road and covers about 150 acres.

Crews also conducted a smaller, 15 acre, prescribed burn in the Lincoln ranger district.

Drivers on Highway 200 in the area of the burn as asked to use caution.