Firefighters in Montana are mopping up but keeping a close eye on the winds.
Crews are battling a growing fire in central Montana that's already destroyed 2 homes.
Fire crews may have saved several homes Thursday afternoon that were threatened by a wildland fire northwest of Missoula.
Fire crews have about 50-percent containment on a blaze located about 20 miles northwest of Missoula, near Frenchtown.
A wildland fire reported Sunday afternoon near Frenchtown grew to 9 acres before sunset.
Investigators said the popular explosive target caused a Florence wildfire in August.
Fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association have moved the fire danger to “High” starting, Tuesday September 23rd.
A helicopter crew now puts the size of the Lost Mine Loop Fire at approximately 150 acres.
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