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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

News Releases — Bridger Foothills Fire

Final Bridger Foothills Update Released: 10/13/2020
FINAL BRIDGER FOOTHILLS SEASON UPDATE10/13/2020SummaryAfter over a month of above-average temperatures and little to no moisture, the cold front on October 12 dropped welcome moisture on the Bridger...
Bridger Foothills Fire Final Morning Update Released: 10/2/2020
 Current Status:  This will be the final update for the Bridger Foothills Fire. Updates will occur on an as needed basis from here on out. On Friday, October 2 (today) the fire transitioned back...
Resources for Bridger Foothills Residents Impacted by Fire Released: 9/29/2020
  Resources for Bridger Canyon Residents (1)   Resources for Home Preparation/Mitigation:Ready Set Go Montana – Attached PDF GuideFireSafe Montana – Home Owners...
Bridger Foothills Fire Update Sept 28, 2020 Released: 9/28/2020
                       Fire Stats: Location:   3 mi NE of Bozeman, MT Start Date: September 4 Size:  8,224 Percent Contained:   83% Cause:  Lightning Total Personnel:  23...
Florida to Montana Released: 9/27/2020
Florida to Montana Lending a Hand to Neighbors in Need, During the Fire Season and Beyond Bozeman, MT - FNF – The National Forests in Florida and the Flathead National Forest, along with most of...
Morning update sept 26 Released: 9/26/2020
  Current status:  A Red Flag Warning will be in effect from noon until 9 pm on Saturday. High gusty winds will persist through the weekend. Crews continue to monitor the fire perimeter for...
Morning update - 9/25 Released: 9/25/2020
CURRENT STATUS   High gusty winds are expected through Friday evening. Crews continue to monitor the fire perimeter for hotspots, and improve portions of contingency line. Additionally, crews...
Morning Update Sept 24 Released: 9/24/2020
 CURRENT STATUS: A Red Flag Warning is in effect until Thursday night. High gusty winds are expected to persist into the afternoon. Hotspots continue on the Northern end, confined within the...
Morning update Sept 23 Released: 9/23/2020
CURRENT STATUS: Wind conditions cause ash to uplift, creating clouds over the burn area. It can be expected that ash clouds will continue to form until a large precipitation event occurs....
Morning Update - Sept 22 Released: 9/22/2020
CURRENT STATUS:  Wind conditions cause ash to uplift, creating clouds over the burn area. It can be expected that ash clouds will continue to form until a large precipitation event occurs....