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New wildfire burning near Hot Springs

Hot Springs Fire
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Hot Springs Fire
Posted at 3:47 PM, Aug 16, 2022

UPDATE

HOT SPRINGS - A wildfire that broke out Tuesday afternoon outside of the town of Hot Springs has grown to over 800 acres acording to DNRC as it has moved into deeper timber. The fire is not threatening structures at this time and no evacuations have been ordered. DNRC is also reporting that this fire is human caused.

CSKT Division of Fire spokesperson CT Camel says the fire is moving east away from the structures.

Hot Springs Fire

He told MTN News the blaze started in grass and has since moved into some nearby timberland.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


(first report: 3:47 p.m. - Aug. 16, 2022)

HOT SPRINGS - The CSKT Division of Fire has confirmed to MTN News they are currently on the scene of a new wildfire in the Hot Springs area.

The fire is currently 100 acres in size burning about six miles northeast of Hot Springs in the Garceau Gulch area.

Hot Springs Wildfire Map

Four helicopters and two air tankers from Missoula are working to put the fire out.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.