Arden Fire Holding at 544 Acres Burned

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Detected on July 19, the Arden Fire has burned 544 acres of heavy timber on slopes up to 25%. This lightning caused inferno has been 80% contained and should be completely out soon. Located about 45 road miles east of Greybull, one type 2 initial attack crew, one engine and one type 3 helicopter are still on scene.

Now that there is minimal fire activity, mop ups, repair activities and monitoring will be the actions until the fire is deemed completely dead. Fire danger remains very high in the Bighorns and there are restrictions in place. Check out this story for more information on said restrictions.