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Crews knock down late-night brush fire near Anaconda

The fire burned nearly six acres late Monday night
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Posted at 12:22 PM, Aug 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-02 14:22:42-04

ANACONDA - Firefighters put out a brush fire near Anaconda that started late Monday evening and burned nearly six acres.

The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. in a field near the junction of Highway 48 and Montana 1 just east of Anaconda, according to the Anaconda Fire Department.

The fire was extinguished around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. No structures were damaged and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The Anaconda Fire Department was assisted by Opportunity, Lost Creek, and West Valley volunteer departments.