Posted: May 13, 2013 3:15 PM by Marnee Banks - MTN News
Updated: May 13, 2013 6:05 PM
BASIN - Crews are busy battling a fire 40 miles southwest of Helena.
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation reports the blaze started at around 1:30 p.m. Monday. The fire is burning along Interstate 15 near the exit ramp for Basin.
DNRC confirms a boat has burned along with grass, brush and trees. The agency has received unconfirmed reports that two structures are involved.
The state sent one fire helicopter, two engines and four volunteer fire departments.
Cataract Volunteer Fire Chief Ed Betka and he tells us crews were having trouble getting water to the blaze.
We have a reporter on scene we will bring you more details as they become available.
Video courtesy of viewer Kari O'Connell