BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE NF – A wildfire is burning around 25 miles NW of Wisdom and seven-to-eight miles west of Wise River, Montana, which ignited in the last 24 hours.

Credit: USFS

The lightning sparked fire behavior is active with uphill runs, single-tree torching and spotting.

Structures are under threat.

The SA Blue Team, an IMT Type 1 is en route. Current IC is Shane Martin, a Type 3 Incident Commander.

Currently, about 79 acres have been scorched and there is a zero containment status on this fire.

About five personnel are the only ones assigned with no other resources.

Cost-to-date expenses have reached $100,000.

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