Limestone Fire Update – August 7 am

Gallatin County Emergency Management

Bozeman, MT… Crews made significant progress on the 1.5 acre Limestone Fire located on the west side of the Bridger Mountains overnight. Firefighters were able to build fireline around the fire and are beginning to work on the hot spots located in the interior.

The fire received some moisture overnight and predicted weather conditions today are favorable for continued successful suppression efforts.

Resources Assigned: 8 smokejumpers

Acreage: 1.5 acres

Cause: Lightening

Date detected: August 6, 2016

Information Contact: Marna Daley, 406-570-5526 or visit the Custer Gallatin National Forest on Facebook.