Large grass fire reported near Ironwood subdivision

Posted at 4:51 AM, Aug 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-02 06:51:04-04

BILLINGS – Fire crews were battling a grass fire atop the Billings rims early Thursday morning.

The grass fire is located near the Ironwood subdivision off Highway 3. An initial estimate put the fire at 50 acres, and winds were pushing the fire.

Images from the Q2 First Interstate Bank I-Cam showed the fire shortly after it was reported around 4 a.m.

Several agencies were called in to assist Billings firefighters, including Broadview, Molt, Shepherd, and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.