Record Highs, Fire Warnings And Latest Update On Pony Fire
Firefighters are working to protect structures northwest of Pony, and to contain the 300 acre Pony fire.
One structure has been burned in the Carmichael Creek area; however firefighters from the Harrison, Madison and Twin Bridges Volunteer Fire Departments have been working to protect structures in the area.
The fire is burning on BLM, privately owned and Forest Service lands and is burning in brush, sage and timber.
Right now, the fire is being managed by both Madison County and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Meanwhile, a record high temperature of 97 degrees was set at Bozeman/Gallatin
Field Mt yesterday. This breaks the old record of 95 set in 1974.
Also, the Red flag warning remains in effect from noon till midnight today (25) for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather.