The Wilson Fire was reported on Saturday (September 22) at 2:00pm burning 8 miles southeast of Roundup, Montana in timber and sage. Musselshell County and other fire departments responded to the blaze, and Montana DNRC assisted with air tankers, helicopters and engines.
The fire quickly grew in tinder-dry fuels and is now estimated at 4100 acres and 5% contained.
For information about the Wilson Fire, evacuations or other information please call the Musselshell County EOC at 406-323-2777.
Close to 150 people are working on the Wilson Fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
|Date of Origin||Saturday September 22nd, 2012 approx. 01:55 PM|
|Location||8 miles southeast of Roundup, Montana|
|Incident Commander||Jeff Gates|
Timber and sage.
Active fire burning in dry fuels with low relative humidity.