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Wildland fire reported on Frontage Road near Manhattan, alternate routes advised

Posted: 2:40 PM, Apr 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-24 17:39:28-04

A large wildland fire has been reported on the Frontage Road near Manhattan, between Manhattan and Belgrade.

An MHP trooper tells our reporter at the scene a train started the fire, which is now 3 miles in length. One structure is threatened, according to MHP, and the fire is jumping across the road.

Fire officials are planning to close a portion of Frontage Road as they work to contain the fire.

Bozeman Fire advises drivers in the area to use alternate routes.

This is a developing story. We will update you as we get more information.

Bozeman Fire Brush 1 responding for mutual aid wildland fire between Manhattan and Belgrade On the frontage Rd. please us alt. Routes.

Posted by Bozeman Fire on  Wednesday, April 24, 2019