New Fire Start Near Livingston Prompts Evacuation Warnings

Sep 11, 2017
Originally published on September 10, 2017 12:13 pm

UPDATED 7:45 p.m.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office has removed the evacuation warning for the homes near the roughly 200 acre fire burning in the O’Rea Creek and Fleshman Creek area northwest of Livingston.

Director of Emergency Management for Park County Greg Coleman says the fire is under control and no homes are threatened. Fire crews will continue to monitor the fire area overnight.

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The Park County Sheriff’s Office has given several residents a warning of possible evacuation due to a small fire burning near O’Rea Creek and Fleshman Creek northwest of Livingston.

Park County Director of Emergency Management Greg Coleman says the fire was first reported shortly after 2pm Saturday afternoon. The size of the fire is still unknown.

Residences near the fire were given an evacuation order soon after the fire was discovered, but the Park County Sheriff’s Office quickly downgraded that to just a warning.

The fire is currently being attacked by two helicopters, a fixed wing plane and city and county fire crews.

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