On Wednesday, many organizations and non-profits in Bozeman will gather to help those affected by the Bridger Foothills Fire.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office and Southwest Montana Coad (Community Organizations Active in Disasters) are hosting #BridgerHelp Neighbors In Need - Relief and Support Day, which will offer support, resources, food, essentials, mental health and more at a one-stop location for residents affected by the Bridger Foothills Fire.

Organizations and non-profits with be at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, September 9 from 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. connecting those directly impacted by the fire.

Those affected are encouraged to stop by for the following essentials:

  • Food
  • Water
  • Supplies
  • Support Information
  • Mental and Emotional Assistance

COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place.

The Gallatin County Fairgrounds is also offering assistance to those directly impacted by the Bridger Foothills Fire. This includes:

  • The Indoor Arena at the fairgrounds available for small crated animals.
  • Anderson Arena is also available for livestock.
  • Unlocked stalls in Horse Barn are available to accommodate animal owners who wish to stall as well.
  • The American Red Cross of Montana is renting RV Spaces at the Fairgrounds for the use of people who have been displaced.
If you are in need of any of these spaces, please call 406-582-3270 for more information.
According to officials, the rain and snow on Monday definitely helped, but the fire continues to burn on the east side of the Bridger Mountains. The fire is currently estimated at 7,200 acres. Here is an update on the Bridger Foothills Fire as of Tuesday morning.