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Mountain View fire update: Evacuation lifted; cause was lightning

Posted at 10:19 PM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 16:23:48-04

MOLT — 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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