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Bear Creek Fire reaching containment

Posted at 10:50 PM, Aug 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-16 00:50:25-04

The Bear Creek fire that started Tuesday and exploded to over 4,000 acres is currently at 5% contained according to fire officials.

The Bear Creek Fire is burning in the Lemhi Pass area of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest and currently sits at 4,756.

Air assets and 327 total personnel are currently combating the fire.

Those air assets are currently using the Clark Canyon Reservoir and official said that recreators in the area should be aware of any activity form the aircraft.