Massive Fire At Country Mall Antiques On Huffine Lane
There was a massive fire last night at the Country Mall Antiques on Huffine Lane. It started as a vehicle fire that quickly spread to the building. People reported seeing large flames and lots of smoke. Here's the press release from the Gallatin Media Center.
12:19 am August 13, 2013 – The Rae and Sourdough Fire Departments are currently assigned to a significant commercial structure fire at 1580 Bobcat Drive. The call was received at 9:30PM. First responders encountered heavy fire upon arrival and due to significant safety concerns began to extinguish the fire from the exterior of the building.
Mutual aid assistance is being provided by Amsterdam, Bozeman, Big Sky, Bridger Canyon, Central Valley, Fort Ellis, Gallatin Gateway, Manhattan, Gallatin County Sheriff, Gallatin County Emergency Management, American Medical Response, Montana Highway Patrol, and Northwestern Energy.
A staffing and coverage plan is in place to address any other calls that may occur in the county as many of the resources in the surrounding area are committed to this event.
At this time the cause of the fire is unknown and will be under investigation once the fire is extinguished.
On the Country Mall Antiques' Facebook page they posted
We are gone. Will be in touch.
Further updates will be released as conditions change.