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Crews responding to fire on west side of Helena

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Photo credit: Lewis and Clark County/City of Helena 911 Center Photo credit: Lewis and Clark County/City of Helena 911 Center
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Emergency crews are responding to a reported fire on the west side of Helena.

Initial reports indicate that a storage shed may be on fire in the vicinity of Highway 12 and Williams Street.

KXLH was first alerted to the fire at 6:20 a.m.

The Lewis & Clark County/City of Helena 911 Center posted the following message on Facebook: "Multiple fire units on scene at US Hwy 12 and Williams for a working fire. Please use caution when passing through the area." 

Several people have told MTN News that they received an automated phone call stating that people who live in the area should close their windows, and to seek medical help if they experience respiratory problems.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

There have been no reported injuries at this time.

We have a reporter headed to the area and will update you when we get more information.



(UPDATE, 7:55 a.m.) The Lewis & Clark County/City of Helena 911 Center released the following information: 

The Helena Fire Department has been on scene of the fire since 05:30 AM. Burning is a number of storage buildings located at 905 Park Lane, located near US HWY 12 and Williams. Due to the unknown contents of the storage buildings the Helena Fire Department is asking area residents to be cognitive of the smoke and any potential respiratory issues. If anybody develops complications due to the smoke, please call 911 or seek medical attention. No evacuations have been ordered nor are they planned for this event. If you live in the immediate area, residents are asked to keep their windows closed. We’ll update you as more information becomes available.

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