The U.S. Forest Service has taken the management lead on fighting what appears to be the largest wildfire Campbell County has seen this year, although its exact size is still unknown, said Battalion Chief Kate Eischeid.

The fire burning off Heald Road north of Gillette and east of the the Weston recreational area was reported Sunday afternoon and its cause is still unknown.

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