Butte Fire update

Staff Writer

The Butte Fire in the Ansel Adams Wilderness has burned a total of 570 acres and, as of Friday, was 15 percent contained.
According to fire officials, four hand crews and four helicopters are battling the blaze, which has been sending smoke into the Mammoth Lakes area much of this week.
The fire appears to have been caused by a lightning strike this past Monday.

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