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CSKT Division of Fire battle blaze near Hot Springs

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Jul 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-09 18:56:47-04

HOT SPRINGS - The Wilks Fire was reported about four air miles east of Hot Springs.

The blaze is estimated at 355 acres and is 20% contained, according to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire.

According to a Facebook post by CSKT Division of Fire, there are 25 personnel assigned to the fire.

The fire was caused by lightning on Thursday evening.

No evacuation orders are in effect and no structures are threatened.