Fire in the Bridgers

img_0248-10.jpgAt about 8:30 p.m. the fire has been turned over to the Custer Gallatin National Forest.  Any further updates will come from the Forest Service.

(Bozeman, Mont.) The fire in the Bridger Mountains North of Bozeman is called the Limestone Fire and is burning north of Springhill Community.  Fire Crews on foot from Central Valley Fire Dept. and the US Forest Service have just reached the fire.  In addition Smoke Jumpers and a Helicopter are enroute.  Weather conditions are favorable including rain and it is burning in the direction of a rock face.  No evacuations or other notifications are in place.

The fire is estimated at 2 acres burning currently on Forest Service.  The helicopter was turned away because of weather but smoke jumpers are above it now.  Photo courtesy of the Sheriff’s Office

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