[UPDATE 3:21pm July 18th 2012] MANDATORY EVACUATION West of Inverness including Inverness Road, Loc Lomond and Black Hawke. The fire is moving towards Old Yellowstone Trail and several houses are being warned of the possible danger. Real time map here.

[3:06pm July 18th 2012] An evacuation of all houses on the west side of Inverness is now necessary.

[3:00pm July 18th 2012] Park County officials are reporting that a fire has started at mile marker 36 on 89 South. Sprinklers have been set up near homes on Caledonia and all residents of Caledonia are asked to evacuate. Traffic is being diverted to East River Road to help clear the area for firefighters to combat the flames.

This is an initial report from,Park County Disaster & Emergency Services Safety Coordinator, Belinda Van Nurden. We will update you as the information is available.

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