The Wilson Fire Grows Outside of Roundup, 9/24/12
On Sunday the Wilson Fire grew to about 4,200 acres. Earlier weekend reports stated the cause was unknown. Now investigators believe it may have been human caused.
There are over 150 firefighters fighting the blaze. Only 5 percent is contained.
Highway 87 south is still closed to through traffic.
Ground crews received help through the air as crews dropped water and retardant throughout the afternoon.
So far no primary structures have been lost – but several subdivisions surround the blaze.
While lower temperatures at night help – wind gusts are still at 5 to 10 mph.