UPDATE: More than 3,000 acres burn in grass fire near Medora; 50% contained
Update (4/2/2021 @ 10:26 a.m.): I-94 is now open. According to Billings County Sheriff’s Department, more than 3,000 acres burned and 50% contained.
BILLINGS COUNTY, N.D. (KFYR) - Interstate 94 remains closed from Beach to Belfield while crews work to put out a grass fire near Medora.
Local fire departments, the North Dakota Forest Service and fire prevention from Colorado continue working to put out the blaze.
Firefighters say at 8:10p.m. central time the fire was 15% contained.
The town of Medora is still under an evacuation order.
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