Rock Creek Fire Activity Minimal - KULR-8 Television, Billings, MT

Rock Creek Fire Activity Minimal

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RED LODGE -

Firefighters continue to make headway on the Rock Creek Fire.

Fire officials say the air quality for this Labor Day weekend is expected to be clear. Fire behavior has been minimal and there is little smoke coming from the fire. Officials expect a cold front to move in tonight to help fight the fire.

The fire is now 60 percent contained and is 950 acres with 546 structures threatened. People in the stage one ready alert area are prepared to get out if necessary. About 250 people are battling the blaze. Firefighters will focus on the southwestern flank to complete a line and extinguish hot spots.

The campgrounds in and around Red Lodge are open as well as the Beartooth Highway.