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Jocko Canyon Fire

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MISSOULA -

Crews are on the scene of a 700 acre wildfire near Arlee. A spokesperson with the National Forest Service said there are  evacuations along Jocko Road, but it's not clear how many people have been evacuated.

Boyd Hartwig said we should expect to see lots of smoke Saturday as crews work on burnouts to protect homes in the area. He said people in the Seeley Area have expressed concern over the amount of smoke. Hartwig said the fire is still far from this area and residents in the Seeley and Placid Lake areas should not worry yet. 

Crews are still trying to determine what started this fire, but they are asking people to be extra cautious with anything that could start a fire, especially after one p.m.

Crews will hold a briefing at 9 a.m. Sunday.

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