Posted: Sep 19, 2012 4:27 AM by MTN News
Updated: Sep 19, 2012 4:27 AM
EKALAKA - In eastern Montana, crews continue to battle the Dugan fire, 2 miles south of Ekalaka.
Tuesday night there was added concern as firefighters dealt with gusty winds and a red flag warning.
The good news, fire bosses now report the Dugan fire is 95 percent contained.
Tuesday fire crews were able to reinforce the fire lines, which held up to strong wind gusts that reached 30 miles per hour.
No injuries have been reported from the fire, but it did burn part of the Ekalaka Park Campground, an empty home, three sheds and an empty trailer.
It is estimated the Dugan fire has blackened 10,675 acres. Its cause is unknown.