Fire Update - Tuesday PM
There's good containment news to report on the Cottonwood Gulch fire burning north of Manhattan. The fire has burned 8,300 acres and is now 80% contained.
Tues Fire UPDATE
The current size of the Cottonwood Gulch fire north of Manhattan is 8.300 acres and it's 15% contained as of Tuesday morning. Here's the latest official word.
Reasonably good news to report about the Cottonwood Gulch Fire as it did not grow as much overnight as it did on Sunday. Currently at 8,700 acres and thought to be human caused.
Fire Near Townsend
The Cabin Gulch Fire is actively burning in the Deep Creek Canyon area east of Townsend. It is currently estimated to be between 50-100 acres in size, and is moving in the Northeast direction toward Cabin Gulch Timber Sale units.
Fire Update Monday 7/29/2013
The National Forest Service has issued an update tonight on area wildfires. With prolonged hot weather and not very much rain, fire danger remains moderate to high in our area.