UPDATE: JAN. 15 AT 9:41 A.M.

ROUNDUP, Mont. - Continuous winds flared up the Porcupine Fire, formally known as the Delphia Fire, within the containment perimeters overnight Thursday.

According to a Facebook post by Musselshell DES, the fire is not 100-percent contained due to the flare up. 

The fire did not threaten any structures.

Friday, crews are putting in effort to extinguish the fire and keep on the lookout for hotspots. Mop-up is expected to be done by this weekend, Musselshell DES wrote.

To make a donation to help out fire victims, reach out to the Musselshell County Recovery Team, Knights of Columbus for feeding the firefighters and Northern Treasures Thrift Store for clothing and other items. 


UPDATE: JAN. 14 AT 1:14 P.M.

In an update Thursday, Musselshell County DES is reporting the loss of three primary residences and several secondary structures.

Crews worked overnight to save what structures they could, and crews are on scene as of the writing of this update and are continuing to fight what is left of the fire.

UPDATE: JAN. 14 AT 9:52 A.M.

Musselshell County DES said, "As of 9pm we have a dozer line around the fire, crews will continue to patrol throughout the night and into tomorrow, we do have 1 confirmed primary residence lost and several secondary structures."

UPDATE: JAN. 13 AT 9:47 P.M.

As of 9 p.m. Wednesday there is a dozer line around the fire, according to the Musselshell County DES. 

The DES said crews will remain on scene from now into Thursday to patrol the fire. 

UPDATE: JAN. 13 AT 6:12 P.M.

The Musselshell County DES said the fire is still blazing just east of Roundup.

"Fire is still going at this time, it is in a very rugged area and crews are having a hard time getting to it. We do have all available resources on scene," the DES said.

At this time there is no reported loss of homes.


The Musselshell County DES is advising people to steer clear of the North Delphia area at this time.

They said all available fire crews are on scene.

The DES is also urging people to not call dispatch.


ROUNDUP, Mont. - The Musselshell County Sheriff's Office reported a fast moving fire near North Delphia Road Wednesday.

Fire crews are on scene, according to authorities, and they say the fire is moving east.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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