Posted: Jun 28, 2012 8:45 AM by MTN News
HELENA - We know the cause of the Corral Fire tonight.
A controlled burn that re-sparked after three days.
Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said the man who started a woodpile on fire on Saturday had a burn permit, and thought it was out.
It will be up to the county attorney to decide if any formal charges will be filed.
Some people evacuated from the Scratch Gravel Hills are now being allowed back into their homes.
The fire in the west hills of Helena burning over 1850 acres.
The fire forced the evacuation of more than 200 homes, and at least four of them are lost.