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Bridger Foothills Fire

Unit Information

Custer Gallatin National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
10 East Babcock Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59771

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Incident Contacts

Bozeman Ranger District
Email: kathryn.barker@usda.gov
Phone: 406-522-2520
Hours: 8 am-4:30 pm M-F

Fire Information Line
Email: 2020.bridgerfoothills@firenet.gov
Phone: 406-219-7052
Hours: 8 am - 8 pm

Announcements — Bridger Foothills Fire

Bridger Foothills Fire Closures Update, September 16 Released: 9/16/2020
Bridger Canyon Road is now open. The previous closure area in the Custer-Gallatin National Forest has been decreased but roads and trails remain closed west of Hwy 86 and south of the Brackett...
Minimal Fire Activty Observed, September 14 Released: 9/14/2020
As of 11:30 am fire operations staff have reported minimal fire behavior and there has been no spread of the fire, particularly along the northern side. The Public Information staff of the Bridger...
Rain & Snow over Bridger Foothills Fire Released: 9/7/2020
Rain and snow are beginning to accumulate over high elevations on the Bridger Foothills Fire.  Firefighters are taking advantage of the minimal fire activity today to further construction fireline...
Drones Over Fire - If you Fly, We Can't Released: 9/6/2020
#BridgerFoothillsFire - we have had reports of unmanned aircraft (drones) over the fire. Drones are prohibited in the fire area. If you fly, WE CAN’T - drones have potential to shut down all air...
UPDATED EVACUATIONS Released: 9/5/2020
EVACUATIONS IN EFFECT – GALLATIN COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE UPDATE Bridger Canyon – Evacuate Jackson Creek Road to I-90 – Evacuate Brackett Creek – Voluntary Evacuation –...
Evacuations - Bridger Canyon - Jackson Creek Released: 9/5/2020
EVACUATIONS FOR BRIDGER CANYON AND JACKSON CREEK to I-90 The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is evacuating residents in Bridger Canyon near the Bridger Foothills Fire. If you are a resident of...