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Crews fighting three small Madison County wildfires prepare for red flag conditions

Bozeman Daily Chronicle

By Helena Dore

July 2, 2021

Firefighters spent Thursday and Friday morning building hand lines around three small fires in Madison County before a red flag warning set in on Friday afternoon.

Lightning sparked the three small wildfires in the Madison and Gravelly ranges when a thunderstorm rolled through the Madison Valley south of Cameron on Wednesday night.

Volunteer firefighters from Madison County led the initial attack, and crews from the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Madison Ranger District took over command Thursday morning.

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