On Wednesday, firefighters were trying to extinguish a 15-acre fire east of the Little Belt Mountains in the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.
Jason’s fire U.S. Forest officials say July 12 was reported. It is burning at a steep and difficult access point 2 miles north of Jason Plus Camp.
Smoke can be seen from Judith Gap and Harlowton. Forest officials said the cause of the fire was being investigated. Since the morning of July 13, the U.S. Forest Service has responded with three motorcyclists, two helicopters, one helicopter and 20 artisans.
Type 1 helicopters. The largest, fastest helicopter used in wildland fires, National Interaction Fire Center. You can usually carry 700 gallons of water or a bucket of late. Type 3 helicopters Grab four to five fire extinguishers at a time and use a 180 gallon bucket of water.