Clear skies. Low 54F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph..
Clear skies. Low 54F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Updated: August 3, 2021 @ 3:22 pm
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Officials have reopened Bridger Canyon Road and some other roads and trails as firefighters continue mopping up the Bridger Foothills fire.
An effort to control a massive fire in the Bridger Range was estimated to have cost $1.6 million as of Thursday morning.
Growth on the Bridger Foothills fire remained stable Monday as cool weather moved into the area, bringing a mix of rain and snow to the fire throughout the afternoon.
A wildfire south of the most famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park picked up this weekend, growing to more than 5 square miles and briefly closing a road in the park.
A fire that blew up over the weekend and burned 7,100 acres in the Bridgers continued growing slowly to the north on Sunday, and fire officials said there’s a lot of unburned fuel there.
Fire officials amended their estimate of the size of the Bridger Foothills fire on Sunday to about 7,000 acres.
The wildfire burning north of Bozeman blew up Saturday afternoon to 7,000 acres, burning buildings and forcing people from their homes.
Updated 8:35 a.m.: The Forest Service said Saturday that the fire had grown to 400 acres.
Firefighters Wednesday wrangled a grass and juniper fire that burned through fields and threatened structures north of Bozeman.
Update at 11 a.m. Thursday : Firefighters contained 100% of the Bradley Creek fire's perimeter by 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27.