A forest fire in South Dakota's Black Hills southwest of Rapid City is now 60 percent contained, and evacuation warnings have been lifted for 18 homes and structures in the area.
Sheridan Lake Road also has been reopened to traffic.
The Dakota Fire has burned about 330 acres near Sheridan Lake. Officials say the more than 200 firefighters battling the blaze made significant gains the past few days.
Most of Sheridan Lake is now open to boating, but the lake's east arm remains off-limits.
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