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PHOTOS: Elmo Fire Monday, Aug. 1

by JEREMY WEBER
Daily Inter Lake | August 2, 2022 1:45 PM

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper maneuvers over the Elmo Fire after dropping water near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Billings Flying Service CH-47D helicopter collects water from Black Lake while a Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Billings Flying Service CH-47D helicopter collects water from Black Lake while a Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Billings Flying Service CH-47D helicopter carries water from Black Lake to combat the Elmo Fire Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A line of trees torches in the afternoon heat as the Elmo Fire burned near Dayton Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Taylor Aviation AT-802A Air Tractor dumps fire retardant to combat the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Taylor Aviation AT-802A Air Tractor dumps fire retardant to combat the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper dumps water in an attempt to stop the Elmo Fire from approaching a house along U.S. 93 Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Taylor Aviation AT-802A Air Tractor dumps fire retardant to combat the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper pulls water out of Flathead Lake to fight the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Neptune Aviation tanker drops retardant to combat the spread of the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper pulls water out of Flathead Lake to fight the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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The Elmo Fire burns just outside of the community of Dayton on Flathead Lake Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A CL-415EAF super scooper dumps water on the leading edge of the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, August 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A CL-415EAF super scooper dumps water in an attempt to stop the Elmo Fire from approaching a house along U.S. 93 Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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Steven Gibson, Jim Gibson and Tyler Morningstar watch the firefighting efforts combating the Elmo Fire from their home in the Chief Cliff area Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Neptune Aviation tanker drops retardant to combat the spread of the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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Dayton resident Adrian Jackola watches the Elmo Fire as it approaches the community Monday afternoon, August 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A CL-415EAF super scooper dumps water in an attempt to stop the Elmo Fire from approaching houses along U.S. 93 Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Billings Flying Service CH-47D helicopter carries water from Black Lake to combat the Elmo Fire Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper drops water on the Elmo Fire near Black Lake Monday, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Bridger Aerospace CL-415EAF super scooper pulls water out of Flathead Lake to fight the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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Dayton homeowner RJ Brewer keeps an eye on the Elmo fire as it approaches the community Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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A Neptune Aviation tanker drops retardant to combat the spread of the Elmo Fire near Chief Cliff Monday afternoon, Aug. 1. (Jeremy Weber/Daily Inter Lake)

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