welcome 1002 fire hot springs

Photo: Sanders County Wildland Information/Lisa Riech Mueller

HOT SPRINGS - Several crews are responding to a 30-acre wilfire burning a few miles away from the town of Hot Springs.

The CSKT Division of Fire says the Welcome 1002 Fire is burning about 30 acres of grass and timber.

Nine smokejumpers, multiple ground crews, a helicopter, dozers and other responders are working to contain the fire.

The HS-1000 and HS-3000 roads are closed. No homes or structures are threatened at this time.

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