The Roaring Lion fire is located 5 miles southwest of Hamilton, MT. As of a 10:30 a.m. Aug. 2 update, the fire is currently 4,400 acres. Approximately 500 homes have been evacuated or warned they may have to evacuate soon.

It has been confirmed that structures have been burned, the sheriff's office is working to inform residences involved.

There are 5 helicopters working this fire, along with 150 firefighters fighting this fire.

Roaring Lion Fire - USFS Aug 2