Blacks Ford Fire in Gallatin County Information

(Bozeman, Mont.)

Today the Bear Trap Fire was pushed by strong winds into Gallatin County north along the Madison River at Blacks Ford.  Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by MHP, Fish and Game Wardens and USFS Rangers issued evacuation warnings to residents on both sides of the Madison River on Madison Road to McDonnell Road.  No evacuation orders have been issued.  Deputies are contacting residents and providing information.  Norris Road and Madison Road are restricted to resident traffic only.  This includes land owners or people legitamately assisting local residents.  The BLM recreation sites and camp grounds remain closed as does the river for fishing and floating.  #####

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