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Air crews battle Rattlesnake wildfire

By Will Wadley, KECI Weekend Anchor, wwadley@keci.com
Published On: Jul 13 2013 07:17:14 PM MDT
Updated On: Jul 13 2013 07:27:17 PM MDT
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MISSOULA, Mont. -

Aircraft and smoke jumpers were deployed to a 2 acre fire burning in the Rattlesnake Recreational Area Saturday night.

According to Lolo National Forest spokesman Boyd Hartwig, the blaze has been named the Stewart Peak Fire, and is located 2 miles southwest of Stewart Peak.

Hartwig told NBC Montana the fire was likely started by lightning.

No structures are threatened, and no trails have been closed.

We'll have an update on the fire later tonight.