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Fires continue burning outside of Philipsburg

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PHILIPSBURG -

A pair of wildfires burning outside of Philipsburg have grown.

The Whetstone Ridge fire is burning 371 acres and the Meyers fire is at 75 acres.

Both of the blazes are burning in remote locations and dense timber about 20 miles southwest of Philipsburg in the Sapphire Mountains.

Both fires have 0% containment and over 100 people are assigned to battle the blazes.

Several small blazes are also burning in Granite County.

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