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UPDATE: Rumsey Gulch Fire

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RUMSEY GULCH -

No fire growth was reported overnight Tuesday on the Rumsey Gulch Fire burning near Philipsburg.

According to the Dillon Interagency Dispatch Center, the fire has destroyed five homes and three outbuildings.

As of Wednesday morning, firefighters were working on completing a fire line around the perimeter.

Fire fighters will also continue to mop up hot spots and look for any fires outside of the perimeter.

The fire, which burned about 350 acres, is currently 20% contained.

Residents, who had been evacuated, are being allowed back into their homes, but they are told to use extreme caution when in the area of the fire.

Fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire, but they say it could have been from a tree falling on a power line.

 

 

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