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Phillips Co. wildfire sends smoke plumes over 100 miles

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The Phillips County Volunteer Fire Department says it’s still unclear why the wildfire southeast of Malta broke out Thursday afternoon. They’re not sure of the exact acreage burned either.

According to the National Weather Service in Glasgow, smoke plumes appearing on radar were stretched over 100 miles long.

Officials also say there were no injuries or structures lost during the blaze that was contained just after 7 p.m.


A wildfire continues to burn in Phillips County Thursday evening. There's still no known cause or exact acreage on that wildfire, which is burning southeast of Malta. 

The flames erupted earlier this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Glasgow, smoke plumes appearing on radar were stretching over 100 miles long.

It is also unclear at this time whether structures are threatened. 
We'll continue to update you as we learn more information. 
 

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