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Fire southwest of Broadus burns thousands of acres

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The Buffalo Fire was first reported Monday, July 24. According to the Bureau of Land Management, the fire was caused by lightning. 

This fire is burning 31-miles southwest of Broadus. BLM says this fire has burned 3,000 acres, is 0% contained and is threatening multiple structures. Firefighters are prepping primary residences for structure protection. 159 people are assigned to the Buffalo Fire.

The fire has crossed the Montana-Wyoming state line. The Stallion Fire (WY) is west of the Buffalo Fire. These fires may merge as they are reportedly only 3-miles apart.

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