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Fire breaks out near Hill 57

The fire was reported at about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Posted: 4:44 PM, Sep 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-04 19:49:55-04
Fire breaks out near Hill 57
Fire breaks out near Hill 57

Emergency crews are responding to a fire on or near Hill 57 on the northwest side of Great Falls.

The fire was reported at about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Smoke can be seen from miles away.

Firefighters from several agencies have been called to respond.

Drivers are advised to avoid the areas along Northwest Bypass at/near Stuckey Road, and Northwest Bypass at 9th Street, as those are primary access points to the area for emergency crews.

At this time, we do not know of any evacuation orders.

There is no word yet on the possible cause of the fire, nor the size.

We have reporters headed to the area and will keep you updated.