Some 15 structures are threatened but as of this afternoon none have been destroyed. Fire crews battling the nearly 5 square mile Yogo Fire burning in the Little Belt Mountains in central Montana faced challenges with the weather Tuesday. A portion of the Continental Divide Trail has been rerouted. The fire is sending smoke across southwest and central Montana. Map of fires >100 acres New wildfires started in Montana this weekend, pushed by unseasonably warm temperatures for October and strong, gusty winds. The 30 personnel assigned to the fire are beginning to shift into patrol status. NASA | LANCE | Fire Information for Resource Management System provides near real-time active fire data from MODIS and VIIRS to meet the needs of firefighters, scientists and users interested in monitoring fires. Firefighters are battling a wildfire near Marion and the Hubbart Dam. Montana Wildfire Update For August 13, 2020, wildfire, fire management and air quality news. 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Three helicopters, 65 firefighters and one dozer are keeping the blaze from growing. But the arrival of snow is expected to help extinguish spot fires. Yesterday Custer County firefighters handled the nearly 4 acre 12-Mile Fire on private land nine miles southeast of Miles City. The Bear Creek Fire near Lemhi, ID was mapped last night, doubling the size estimate to nearly 4,000 acres and zero percent contained. Additionally, the Continental Divide Trail on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge and Salmon-Challis National Forests is closed from Goldstone Pass to Bannock Pass. Fire crews, including eight helicopters, two fixed-wing water scooping airplanes, one Type 2 IA crew, three Type 1 crews, five engines and 193 total personnel, spent yesterday prepping burnout operations in an attempt to start hemming the fire in along existing roads and the Continental Divide. The Hubbart Dam Fire started Tuesday afternoon. In an interview with KXLO Country Radio Fergus County DES Coordinator Ben Phillips said 100 firefighters are assigned to the blaze. Smoke from this lightning-ignited fire is visible as far east as Billings, according to the federally operated Fire and Smoke Map. Closures remain in effect for Bureau of Land Management lands south of Lemhi Pass Road, west of U.S. Highway 324 and east of the Continental Divide on the Montana side of the state line. The Yogo Fire was reported Saturday afternoon on the Judith Musselshell Ranger District, according to the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. A post to Inciweb says all Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest lands adjacent to BLM administered lands (south of Lemhi Pass, west of BLM administered lands, and east of the Continental Divide along the Montana-Idaho Stateline) are closed. The Yogo Fire is now estimated to be over 3,000 acres in size and burning between the Warm Springs Basin and Yogo Creek. The fire is sending smoke across southwest and central Montana. The Antelope fire, burning about two miles north of Harrison remains at 2,000 acres with 30 percent containment. Coal Creek Fire Trail from Mapcarta, the free map. Cooler temperatures and snow Tuesday helped firefighters to improve containment lines and extinguish hot spots on the 4,900 acre Yogo Fire burning in the Little Belt Mountains. Bureau of Land Management lands southeast of Salmon along the Montana state line are closed, as is a section of the Continental Divide Trail. The Bear Creek Fire near Lemhi, ID burned actively overnight, growing to an estimated 4,200 acres. Interactive real-time wildfire map for the United States, including California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Arizona, and others. Local crews will continue to monitor and extinguish hot spots as necessary. Federal, state and county resources responded That fire is considered contained as of yesterday. Three large air tankers dropped retardant along the southern portion of the fire line this morning in preparation of a burnout operation scheduled for tonight. The base for air support is moving closer to the fire and additional resources will be assigned as needed.