3 wildfires scorch western ND: Blaze near Mandaree burns 6,000 acres
While the state has for the most part escaped the large-scale wildfires garnering national headlines and burning the landscapes of neighboring states South Dakota and Montana, three fires have caused havoc this week in western North Dakota.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs reported Friday that the Little Swallow fire, which started Wednesday in the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, had grown to consume 6,000 acres and was just 40 percent contained.
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