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Containment grows on Bon Accord Fire near Dillon

Fire approximately 70% contained
Bon Accord Fire
Posted at 6:50 AM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 08:53:39-04

DILLON — The Bon Accord Fire burning a couple of miles north of Bannack is now 70% contained.

Officials report they are scaling back firefighting operations at the wildfire and will have a smaller team on scene working to mop up hot spots.

The fire -- which has burned approximately 160 acres west of Dillon -- was reported Saturday and started from a lightning strike.

No structures are threatened by the blaze.