Cause Under Investigation
BIGFORK, MONT. – A small wildfire started Tuesday October 9, 2012 around 5 p.m. near Gunderson Creek, located just north of Yellow Bay on the east shore of Flathead Lake. The Gunderson Creek Fire is approximately three-quarters of an acre. Smoke may be visible from the fire during the morning hours of Wednesday, October 10, but should diminish by the afternoon.
Numerous agencies responded to the fire including 10 of the Flathead Hotshots and an engine plus crew. Firefighters knocked down a number snags on the interior of fire and established a line around the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.