Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Morning Update 10-14-2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Morning Update Date: October 14, 2015    Time of Update: 08:30 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date and Time of Ignition: October 11, 2015, 11:15 AM Jurisdiction: Gallatin County Rural Fire Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Size: 8,300 acres Containment: 80% … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Evening Update 10-13-2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Evening Update Date: October 13, 2015    Time of Update: 1900 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date and Time of Ignition: October 11, 2015, 11:15 AM Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Jurisdiction: Gallatin County Rural Fire Size: 8,300 acres Containment: … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch B Roll Footage

Some B Roll footage of the Cottonwood Gulch Fire on Tuesday, October 13 is available at http://www.youtube.com/readygallatin.  This footage is available for open usage.

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Morning Update 10-13-2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Morning Update Date: October 13, 2015    Time of Update: 10:30 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date and Time of Ignition: October 11, 2015, 11:15 AM Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Size: 8,300 acres Containment: 15% Structures Burned: 1 outbuilding Crews … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Evening Update 10-12-2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Evening Update Date: October 12, 2015    Time of Update: 20:00 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date and Time of Ignition: October 11, 2015, 11:15 AM Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Size: 8,300 acres (acreage reduced due to more accurate … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Update 10-12-2015

Date: October 12, 2015 Time:16:30 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Cottonwood Gulch Fire Update More accurate mapping shows the current fire size at 8,300 acres. Crews are making good progress securing the perimeter with engines, hand crews, and using helicopters … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Morning Update 10-12-2015

Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date: 10-12-2015 Time: 09:00 Cottonwood Gulch Fire Update The fire burned actively until 4:00 AM this morning which resulted in the fire growing to about 8,700 acres as of 09:00. Crews worked overnight to secure … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Map

Please view this post on the web to download the current incident map.  

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Fire Update for Cottonwood Gulch Fire

Media Contact:  Kerry O’Connell, (406) 539-2559 The Cottonwood Gulch Fire burning North of Manhattan in the Horseshoe Hills is now estimated at 8500 acres in size.  Fire crews are still on the fire and will remain on the fire all … Continue reading

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Wildfire Burning in Horseshoe Hills

  A wildfire is currently burning in the Horseshoe Hills North of Manhattan.  The fire is estimated to be one mile wide and six miles long.  Firefighting resources are on scene and law enforcement is positioned to implement any evacuations … Continue reading

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