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Wildland fire under control near Fort Shaw

Posted at 5:00 PM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-02 23:46:29-04

(UPDATE, 5:10 p.m.) The fire near Fort Shaw and Sun River is under control and crews are in a mop-up stage.

Departments from Simms and Fort Shaw responded after a call came in around 4 p.m.

The fire appears to have started from a burn barrel, according to Glen Waldner, the incident commander for Fort Shaw Fire.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

Fire crews responded to a wildland fire near Fort Shaw.

The initial call came in around 3:55 p.m. Tuesday for an area along North Fort Shaw Road.

The fire is now under control, however, it came close to a home.

We have a reporter on scene.

We will update you when we get more information.