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Wildfire burning in Fergus County

Wildfire burning in Fergus County
South Moccasin Fire burning in Fergus County
View of South Moccasin Fire, 3:25 pm, October 4, 2021
South Moccasin Fire in Fergus County
South Moccasin Fire was reported at about 12:45 a.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021
Posted at 2:35 PM, Oct 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 15:05:17-04

GREAT FALLS — UPDATE: The fire has grown to an estimated 7,000 acres - click here for details.



A wildfire is burning in Fergus County several miles northwest of Lewistown.

The South Moccasin Fire was reported at about 12:45 a.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021.

At this point, there are no reports of injuries, and no word on whether the fire is threatening any homes or buildings.

As of mid-day on Monday, the MT Fire Info website said the fire had burned about five acres, but it appears to have grown substantially since then.

South Moccasin Fire
South Moccasin Fire

Fergus County Disaster & Emergency Services told MTN that at this point, no evacuations have been ordered.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Fire burning in Fergus County

We have a reporter heading to the fire and will update you when we get more information.