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Update: Firefighters knock down large grass fire on Highway 87 near Shepherd

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Posted at 11:28 PM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 02:27:30-04

SHEPHERD — Update 11:45 p.m. A Yellowstone County sheriff's deputy said the fire has been knocked down, and firefighters have started leaving the scene.

Fire trucks on scene were positioned west of the 17 Mile shooting range.

No word on the cause or how many acres burned.

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Firefighters are responding to a "large grass fire" on Highway 87 North, according to the Shepherd Volunteer Fire Department.

The fire was reported at the 17 Mile shooting range.

Multiple agencies are responding.

A Q2 reporter is headed to the scene.

This is a developing story.