NewsWildfire Watch

Actions

Wildfire in Fergus County has burned an estimated 10,000 acres

Taylor Fire burning in Fergus County
fire in fergus county august 1.jpg
Denton Winifred Lewistown
Posted at 10:50 AM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 12:53:27-04

GREAT FALLS — The Taylor Fire in Fergus County has burned an estimated 10,000 acres, and destroyed two outbuildings.

The fire is burning northeast of Denton and southwest of Winifred.

The Lewistown News-Argus cited Fergus County Disaster & Emergency Services coordinator Ryan Peterson, adding that there is no containment at this point.

There have been no reported injuries. There is no word yet on the suspected cause of the fire.

We will update you as we get more information.



(SUNDAY, AUGUST 1) A wildfire sparked on Sunday, August 1, in Fergus County. The fire is burning northeast of Denton and southwest of Winifred.

The Fergus County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook just after 6:30 p.m. on Sunday: "Update on fire North of Bear Springs Road. No containment yet as the wind keeps blowing it North!"

The Sheriff's Office asked that people avoid the area, and said that they will notify residents if evacuations are ordered.

The size of the fire has not yet been determined.

At this point, there are no reports of injuries or damaged structures, and no word on the suspected cause.

We will update you as we get more information.