muangsatun/iStock/Thinkstock(RED LODGE, Mont.) — A wind driven wildfire forced the short-term evacuation of hundreds of people at a ski lodge in southern Montana.

The fire began Saturday on open private land, but it’s now burning in the Custer National Forest, where the Red Mountain ski area is located.

U.S. Forest Service spokesman Jeff Gildehaus told ABC News early Sunday the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but dry grass is fueling the blaze.

“No injuries or damage reported to property. It did burn around six homes in the area but none of the homes were damaged by the fire.,” he said.

The ski area evacuation order was lifted on Sunday.

There have been no reports of injuries or damage to structures as a result of the fire.

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Jim Rogash/Getty Images(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — The Boston Red Sox named pitcher Clay Buchholz the Opening Day starter for their game against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 6.

Buchholz will be making his first Opening Day start in nine seasons and edged out free agent addition Rick Porcello, who came over from the Tigers this offseason.

“He came into camp in a good place, both mentally and physically,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said. “The line score last time out to me doesn’t reflect the way the ball came out of his hand. Now, line scores are important. I get it. But he feels good physically. He’s confident. We’ve seen when Clay has been in that place, he’s one of the better pitchers in baseball.”

Porcello will pitch the second game and Farrell is happy that Buchholz has embraced the role since Jon Lester’s departure to the Cubs in the offseason.

“He has lived the changes that have gone on around him,” Farrell said. “He’s fully aware of everything that is Boston and that goes along with being a starting pitcher for the Red Sox. He doesn’t back away from it. He may go about it in his own way, he’s not the most vocal guy in the world, but he’s been here for a number of years. To me, he’s in a position to embrace that and assume that.”

Buchholz was 8-11 with a 5.34 ERA last season.

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FDNY(NEW YORK) — A body was found Sunday at the site of a New York City building explosion and collapse as searchers continued looking for two missing people, the New York City Police Department said.

Identification of the body was pending, according to the NYPD. The explosion, which happened Thursday afternoon, left 22 people injured and two missing, city officials have said.

Some containers of debris from the site have been taken to a “secure” undisclosed location for additional examination if necessary — either to look for more evidence or remains, a city official directly involved in the operation said Sunday.

A total of 730 cubic yards of debris has been sifted twice on-site at this point, and put into containers and removed, the official said.

Operations are continuing at the site in the East Village section of the city, and there could be an update on developments Sunday evening, the official said.

Cleanup of the site was scheduled to take up to a week, but looks like it could be done by Tuesday, given the current weather and pace of operations, the official said.

Searchers have encountered sections of debris that are still smoldering — “hot spots” — and they’ve had to be extinguished, according to the official.

They are hoping to get at least partial access to the restaurant area of the building today, although the above-ground pile of debris will not be cleared Sunday, the official said.

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Minneapolis Police Department(MINNEAPOLIS) — Authorities in Minneapolis are searching for a missing University of Minnesota student.

Jennifer Houle was last seen Friday at a bar in the Dinkytown area of Minneapolis between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., the Minneapolis Police Department said. Her purse was then found nearby, police said.

Houle, 22, is a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. Her Pi Phi chapter posted on Facebook Saturday: “We need all the help we can get to find this warm-hearted, beautiful person.”

According to police, Houle stands at 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. She has long, blond hair and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, green blouse, black leggings and black boots, police said.

Public’s help in locating missing woman. Jennifer Houle, 22 yrs old last seen 3-27-15/1:00 am in Dinkytown(Blarney’s) pic.twitter.com/2p29mPiRhK

— Minneapolis Police (@MPD_PIO) March 28, 2015

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

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FDNY(NEW YORK) — As searchers and cadaver dogs sift through the rubble looking for victims and evidence, New York City officials tell ABC News that the possibility is growing that criminal charges could be filed as a result of the blast and building collapse in the East Village.

Investigators with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office are now fully engaged, according to a law-enforcement source, as opposed to simply “monitoring” the investigation — which would be the standard procedure.

“They are on-site and they’ve given instructions” about what type of information may or may not be released by other city agencies, the source said.

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is not commenting at this point.

Two city officials tell ABC News investigators are now pursuing reports from tenants that they were told by building management to report gas problems to the landlord and not the energy company, Con Edison, or to 911.

Some tenants have told investigators that they were given those instructions as late as Thursday morning — just before Con Ed inspectors were scheduled to examine plumbing in the basement.

Investigators have not yet confirmed these reports. But if they are found to be accurate, it could prove to be critical. Investigators and prosecutors are trying to determine whether the piping work done in the basement was legal and done appropriately, or if the building’s owners knew they were violating the city code and, thus, might be jeopardizing the safety of people in and around the building.

Specific instructions to tenants that they should not call the city or the utility could be a key indicator that someone knew the gas piping might not be up to code, the officials said.

It is these reports, the officials said, that prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to be so emphatic in the last couple of days as he reminded people during his briefings that gas odors must be reported immediately to the city or the utility. He stressed that no one should rely on simply calling their landlord.

The owner of the ground-floor restaurant where the explosion occurred called the landlord to report the gas leak Thursday, and it is that leak that is believed to be the cause of the blast.

Though the mayor has cautioned that the cleanup and probe will take time, investigators want to get into the basement as soon as they can to examine the gas pipes. They believe those pipes will provide the most crucial evidence.

Two people were still missing as of Sunday, and 22 people were injured in the explosion and collapse.

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ABC News(DUNMORE, Pa.) — A Pennsylvania state trooper critically injured in a sniper attack six month ago by accused cop killer Eric Frein said Saturday he feels he will “eventually be able to go back” to his old job.

On Sept. 12, 2014, state trooper Alex Douglass was shot in the pelvis during Frein’s ambush, which took place during a late-night shift change at the State Police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania.

Douglass has undergone 16 surgeries and has another one scheduled in April, he told ABC News affiliate WNEP-TV Saturday at a road naming ceremony for Cpl. Bryon Dickson, who died in the attack.

“I feel good,” Douglass said to WNEP-TV. “I’m getting better and now I’m off the crutches. Our department was tremendous during this horrific tragedy. That’s what really kept me motivated and just looking on into the future.”

And Douglass’ future could include returning to the state police.

“I don’t want anything to hold me back,” Douglass said, according to WNEP-TV. “It will be an honor to go back to the Pennsylvania State Police.”

Frein was captured in October after a 48-day manhunt. At times, 1,000 officers searched the Pocono Mountains for Frein, who police said had planned his attack and hiding for years.

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Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds as Portland (47-25) outpaced the Denver Nuggets (28-46), 120-114 Saturday night.

In 35 minutes of action, Aldridge was 13-of 20 from the field. Shooting guard Arron Affalo contributed 21 points while point guard Damian Lillard had eight points and 10 assists.

With 5:36 left in the game, Denver cut Portland’s lead to 101-98 on a three-pointer from guard Jameer Nelson. The Blazers would respond with a 7-0 run to put them ahead 108-98 with 2:29 to play.

Nelson finished the game with 22 points and shooting guard Randy Foye had 17 points for the Nuggets.

Portland sweeps the season series, 4-0.

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iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(ST. PAUL, Minn.) — Center Mikko Koivu and forward Nino Niederreiter each scored two goals as the Minnesota Wild (44-25-7; 95pts) iced the Los Angeles Kings (37-24-14; 88pts), 4-1 on Saturday night.

Niederreiter put the Wild on the scoreboard first at 3:15 into the first period with an assist from Koivu and forward Chris Stewart. Minnesota would increase its lead to 2-0, 10:24 later in the opening period on a backhander from Koviu.

Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk stopped 31-of-32 shots he faced while Jonathan Quick and Martin Jones were a combined 16-of-19 in the net for the Kings.

Koviu now has 14 goals on the season while Niederreiter has 24.

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Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Six players scored in double-figures for the Bulls led by power forward Nikola Mirotic with 24 points as Chicago (45-29) beat New York (14-60), 111-80 Saturday night. It’s the Knicks franchise-record 60th loss of the season.

Mirotic was 8-for-15 from the field and 3-of-7 from beyond the arc in 26 minutes of action. Bulls power forward Pau Gasol contributed 19 points and 12 rebounds while shooting guard Jimmy Butler had 18 points, four assists and five steals.

Chicago jumped out to a 28-17 first quarter lead and cruised into half-time up, 54-34. Gasol had 13 points in the first half while Mirtoic poured in 11 points.

Center Andrea Bargani led the way for the Knicks with 14 points and seven rebounds.

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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Milan Lucic scored twice to help the Boston Bruins upend the New York Rangers 4-2 Saturday, spoiling goalie Henrik Lundqvist’s return to the ice.

Lundqvist, who missed the past seven weeks with a vascular injury, was instantly challenged. Lucic scored just 1:41 into the game when a puck went off his skate and past the former Vezina Trophy winner. Lucic scored again just over seven minutes later when Torey Krug dished the puck to the B’s hulking winger, who slapped it between Lunqvist’s legs for a 2-0 lead.

“It seemed like everything kind of kept rolling after we got that break on the first goal,” Lucic said. “It’s good to see us step up and play the way we can play. Right now it’s just continuing to recapture what we had here tonight.”

The Bruins did receive a scare early in the second period when goalie Tuukka Rask left the game for the locker room. He didn’t return to the bench but Bruins head coach Claude Julien said after the game that it appeared Rask was just dehydrated.

“He’s scheduled to travel with us, he’s scheduled to be with us and he should be fine for (Sunday against Carolina),” Julien said. “We just found out at the beginning of the second (period). I said, `Are you still having those symptoms?’ He said, `Yep.’ So I said, `Let’s get you out of here.”

Rick Nash scored his 40th goal of the season for the Rangers (47-20-7, 101pts) in the loss.

With the win the Bruins (37-25-13, 87pts) snap a six-game losing streak and take over sole possession of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

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