Eagle Creek Fire at 8,200 acres, full attack on fire today
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Last updated 9/9/2022 at 11:28am
The Eagle Creek Fire that started on Mount Baldy in the Bear Paw Mountains has grown to an estimated 8,200 acres, Hill County Disaster and Emergency Service Coordinator Amanda Frickel said this morning, and a full attack on the fire is planned for today.
Frickel said the fire is estimated to be 60 percent contained off of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and 30 percent contained on the reservation.
She said about 150 people are fighting the fire, including using two airplanes and two helicopters from Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation and bulldozers and Bobcats on the...