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Video Extra: Molt Fire

Posted at 9:17 AM, Aug 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 13:07:22-04

Late Thursday night a fire, the cause of which is a suspected dry lightning strike, started burning near Molt and on Friday the firefighting effort continued, as 15 agencies pulled together to stop the progression of the blaze.

As of Friday, the roughly 450-acre fire was 50 percent contained, according to Interim DES Coordinator Kent O’Donnell.

Q2’s Dan Dragan captured these images of the fire and the firefighters at the scene.