Lincoln County wildfire grows to 100 acres

Posted at 6:52 AM, Aug 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 09:20:38-04

LIBBY – A wildfire burning in Lincoln County has grown to approximately 100 acres.

The Ten Mile fire is continuing to burn on the Kootenai National Forest.

Firefighters were forced off the line due to group torching with active fire behavior on Thursday.

The blaze burned actively in the afternoon with fire managers reporting that air resources were critical in fighting the fire.

A Type 2 Fire Incident Management Team will be taking over managing the blaze of Friday morning.

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions remain in effect on the Kootenai National Forest.