Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sheriff Announces Opening of W. Yellowstone SAR Building

For Immediate Release (Bozeman, Mont.) Sheriff Gootkin announced today that on Wednesday September 26 starting at 4:00 p.m. there will be an open house at the new Search and Rescue facility in West Yellowstone. The grand opening/tours will be followed … Continue reading

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Bean Canyon Fire Final Update 9-15-2012

Bean Canyon Fire Fact Sheet For Immediate Release This Will Be the Final Fact Sheet for This Fire DATE: September 15, 2012            TIME: 15:00 Hours CONTACT: Kerry O’Connell, 406-582-2092 NUMBER OF ACRES: 4,325 CONTAINMENT: 95% CAUSE: Lightning LOCATION: 15 miles … Continue reading

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Millie Fire Update 9/15 AM

Bozeman, MT…  Fire resources continue to work diligently on the Millie Fire to keep the fire within the established perimeter; with the objective to keep the fire south and west of Cottonwood Creek. Helicopters will continue to work in areas … Continue reading

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Bean Canyon Update 9-14-2012

Bean Canyon Fire Fact Sheet For Immediate Release DATE: September 14, 2012 TIME: 22:00 Hours CONTACT: Kerry O’Connell, 406-582-2092 NUMBER OF ACRES: 4,325 CONTAINMENT: 85% CAUSE: Lightning LOCATION: 15 miles northeast of Toston in Gallatin County on private and state … Continue reading

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Bean Canyon Fire Evening Update 9-13-2012

Bean Canyon Fire Fact Sheet For Immediate Release DATE: September 13, 2012 TIME: 19:00 Hours CONTACT: Kerry O’Connell, 406-582-2092 NUMBER OF ACRES: 4,325 CONTAINMENT: 68% CAUSE: Lightning LOCATION: 15 miles northeast of Toston in Gallatin County on private and state … Continue reading

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Bean Canyon Fire Photos 9-13-1012

Photo of the steep terrain interior of the Bean Canyon Fire. An interior switchback road in the Bean Canyon Fire. Burn operations to clean out unburned islands of fuel near the line.   Successful retardant drop that held on the north … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office

  The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has had numerous discussions with the United States Forest Service, and as a result of those discussions, we believe it is appropriate to lift all Evacuation Warnings pertaining to the Millie Fire. The Gallatin … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office

    On September 12, 2012, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Gallatin County Search and Rescue responded to a call of a female who had fallen and had a seizure while hiking near the “M”.  Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputies, approximately … Continue reading

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Bean Canyon Fire Map 9-12-2012

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Bean Canyon Fire Update 9-13-2012

Bean Canyon Fire Fact Sheet For Immediate Release DATE: September 13, 2012 TIME: 10:30 Hours CONTACT: Kerry O’Connell, 406-582-2092 NUMBER OF ACRES: 4,321 CONTAINMENT: 25% CAUSE: Lightning LOCATION: About 9 miles east of Toston in Gallatin County on private and … Continue reading

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