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Mountain View fire update: Evacuation lifted; cause was lightning

Posted: 2:52 PM, Aug 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-30 16:52:22-04
Mountain View fire update: Evacuation lifted; cause was lightning

An evacuation order for the Mountain View fire near Molt has been lifted, Yellowstone County emergency officials said Thursday.

In a briefing, the Montana Department of Natural Resources identified the cause of the fire that sparked Wednesday as lightning.

The fire is now estimated at 2,800 acres.

Here's the full briefing below:

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