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Emergency crews responding to fire in Great Falls

Posted: 11/30/2017 16:57:00 -07:00 Updated:

Emergency crews are at the scene of a fire in Great Falls.

The fire was reported at about 4:45 p.m. 

It's burning near Gibson Park and the Riverside Railyard skate park, and is affecting traffic.

River Drive has been closed to through traffic near the skate park.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

We have a reporter at the scene and will keep you updated.

(UPDATE, 5:15 p.m.) River Drive has been re-opened, but 6th Street North (that goes under the railroad bridge between the skate park and the dog park) remains closed.

There have been no reports of injuries.

(UPDATE, 5:55 p.m.) The fire has been extinguished. There is still no word on the cause.

Police officers were seen taking a man into custody near the train overpass, but the GFPD has not yet said whether the person is a suspect or involved in the fire.

We will update you when we get more information.

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