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Rock Creek Fire

Rock Creek fire 100 percent controlled

Rock Creek fire 100 percent controlled

Fire officials said Thursday the 950-acre Rock Creek fire south of Red Lodge is 100 percent contained and controlled.

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Silver Run WMA reopens after Rock Creek fire

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has reopened its Silver Run Wildlife Management Area south of Red Lodge. It was closed to the public on Aug. 21 because of safety concerns from the nearby Rock Creek fire and to accommodate firefighting crews and equipment.

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Rock Creek fire crews transitioning to rehab effort

Rock Creek fire crews transitioning to rehab effort

RED LODGE — When Shawn Pearson and his Northern Rockies Type 2 firefighting team arrived here Aug. 22, resources were scarce because large fires were burning across the West.

August 30, 2013 4:30 pm Video Photos

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Work continues on Rock Creek Fire

Work continues on Rock Creek Fire

Firefighters on the Rock Creek fire south of Red Lodge will focus on completing hand lines and extinguishing hot spots along the southwestern boundary.

August 30, 2013 3:32 pmLoading…
Work continues on Rock Creek Fire

Work continues on Rock Creek Fire

Firefighters on the Rock Creek fire south of Red Lodge will focus on completing hand lines and extinguishing hot spots along the southwestern boundary on Friday, fire officials said.

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Rock Creek fire 50 percent contained; cause still under investigation

Rock Creek fire 50 percent contained; cause still under investigation

Wednesday evening, eight days after the Rock Creek fire roared to life about 5 miles south of Red Lodge, firefighters reported the 920-acre blaze to be 50 percent contained.

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Rock Creek fire 40 percent contained

Rock Creek fire 40 percent contained

Cooperative weather helped fire crews push containment of the 910-acre Rock Creek fire to 40 percent by Tuesday evening, according to a news release on the fire.

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Rock Creek fire heated up slightly on Sunday

Rock Creek fire heated up slightly on Sunday

Fire officials reported the 900-acre Rock Creek fire burning south of Red Lodge picked up in intensity slightly Sunday because of higher temperatures and increased winds, according to a news release.

August 25, 2013 11:11 am Photos

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Weather may boost activity on Rock Creek fire; community meeting set for Monday

Higher temperatures and winds will cause increased fire activity on the Rock Creek fire on Sunday, including smoldering and torching within the fire’s perimeter and increased smoke, according to an 8:30 a.m. update from the Rock Creek fire information office.

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Rock Creek fire holding at 900 acres, 25 percent contained

Rock Creek fire holding at 900 acres, 25 percent contained

A day after Montana Gov. Steve Bullock visited the 900-acre Rock Creek fire south of Red Lodge, the blaze remained 25 percent contained Saturday morning, according to a news release from the Rock Creek fire information office.

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Gov. Bullock tours Rock Creek fire

Gov. Bullock tours Rock Creek fire

Governor Steve Bullock toured the Rock Creek fire near Red Lodge.

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Governor tours Rock Creek fire

Governor tours Rock Creek fire

9 a.m. update: The 900-acre Rock Creek fire remained 20 percent contained as of Saturday morning, according to a news release from the Rock Creek fire information office. Hand crews will continue to scout and build hand lines on the southern and northern portions of the fire. Structure prote…

August 23, 2013 3:01 pm Video Photos

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Smoke rises through charred trees

Smoke rises through charred trees

Smoke rises through charred trees in an area of the Rock Creek fire near Red Lodge on Friday.

August 23, 2013 2:55 pmLoading…
Gov. Steve Bullock is briefed

Gov. Steve Bullock is briefed

Gov. Steve Bullock, center, is briefed on the Rock Creek fire near Red Lodge by public information officer Katie Knotek of the Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management Team, left, on Friday.

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Smoke rises from the Rock Creek fire

Smoke rises from the Rock Creek fire

Smoke rises from the Rock Creek fire south of Red Lodge on Friday.

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Gov. Steve Bullock meets with fire officials

Gov. Steve Bullock meets with fire officials

Gov. Steve Bullock meets with fire officials at the command area for the Rock Creek fire in Red Lodge on Friday.

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A charred hillside in the Rock Creek fire

A charred hillside in the Rock Creek fire

A charred hillside in the Rock Creek fire and U.S. Highway 212, bottom, are seen from the air Friday.

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Shawn Pearson of the Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management

Shawn Pearson of the Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management

Shawn Pearson of the Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management Team briefs Gov. Steve Bullock on the Rock Creek fire near Red Lodge on Friday.

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Gov. Steve Bullock is briefed on the Rock Creek fire

Gov. Steve Bullock is briefed on the Rock Creek fire

Gov. Steve Bullock, left, is briefed on the Rock Creek fire near Red Lodge by the Northern Rockies Type 2 Incident Management Team on Friday.

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Gov. Steve Bullock tours the Rock Creek fire

Gov. Steve Bullock tours the Rock Creek fire

Gov. Steve Bullock tours the Rock Creek fire near Red Lodge by helicopter Friday.

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