Posted: Aug 22, 2012 4:11 AM by MTN News
Updated: Aug 22, 2012 7:45 AM
UPDATE- More than 7 different vehicles and crews from the Billings Fire Department responded to the fire, which they were able to have contained by 11:45 p.m.
BILLINGS - Fire crews are responding to a grass fire burning atop the rimrocks in the vacinity of the Billings airport.
The fire was first reported around 10:15 Tuesday evening.
Fire crews are having a difficult time gaining access to the fire, which is burning just north of the airport runways.
Gusty winds are fanning the flames, and smoke from the fire is drifting down into the city of Billings.
Q2 News has a crew on the scene. We'll have additional information as soon as it becomes available.