bass pond fire sanders county

PLAINS, Mont. - Forest Service firefighters contained a .75 acre wildfire around 10:40 AM Monday.

An update from Sanders County Wildland Fire Information says the fire was reported around 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 14 on the west side of the river.

12 firefighters used water hoses and handlines to battle the Bass Pond Fire off Highway 135 near mile marker 18. Crews took a boat to get to the fire. 

Fire officials say the fire was human-caused and is currently under investigation. 

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