Monthly Archives: September 2017

Victim of Vehicle Accident Identified

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at approximately 6:25AM, the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a call from a citizen reporting a vehicle on its side in the ditch near 774 Reese Creek Road.  The caller stated the motor was … Continue reading

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Prescribed Fire

The smoke visible South of Bozeman is from a prescribed fire being conducted by the Custer Gallatin National Forest.  Questions on this can be directed to the Forest Service.

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Public Meetings Scheduled for Emergency Plans

Release: 170927-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Public Meetings Scheduled for Emergency Plans Bozeman, MT – Gallatin County Emergency Management has scheduled a series of initial public meetings for the revision of the Hazard Mitigation and Community Wildfire Protection Plans. … Continue reading

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Emergency Alert System Test Wednesday

Release:  170919-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System nationwide this Wednesday.  The test will be carried on television and radio stations at 12:20 pm on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 4:00PM, the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a call from a passing motorist on I-90 at the bridge over the Gallatin River. The motorist stated they were certain they … Continue reading

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Wet Weather Brings Fall Burning Opportunitites

Media Release:  170919-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Wet Weather Brings Fall Burning Opportunities Bozeman, MT – With fall weather setting in many fire departments are opening up burning for those with burn permits.  With increased precipitation the ability for … Continue reading

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Ricocheting Bullets

At approximately 2:00 am on Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Sourdough Road and Goldstein Road for a report of gun shots fired.  An errant bullet entered a residence after ricocheting off … Continue reading

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Bad Day for Legs in Gallatin County

 (Gallatin County, Mont.) Monday lived up to its reputation sending Sheriff’s Search and Rescue to three events and three people to the hospital with leg injuries.  The first at 9:37 a.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting … Continue reading

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Have a Fire Safe Weekend

Media Release:  170901-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Have a Fire Safe Weekend Bozeman, MT – Everyone in Gallatin County is encouraged to use safe practices with fire over the weekend and for the remainder of fire season.  The conditions … Continue reading

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