Apparently, on Tuesday, the West Mullan fire was determined to be human-caused, but it is still unknown as to what sparked the massive blaze. According to a recent post on kpax.com, authorities are seeking information from the public to help figure out what ignited the 6,300-acre West Mullan fire.
The fire started on July 14th around 5pm, but as early as 4:30, near the intersection of West Mullan and Pardee Creek roads.
If anybody noticed anything worth reporting around those times, they are asked to please call Crimestoppers at 406.721.4444. There is a cash reward of up to $1,000 that callers may be eligible for, too.
The fire started at around 5 p.m. on July 14 near the intersection of West Mullan and Pardee Creek roads, but may haver started as early as 4:30 p.m.
(For kpax.com article, click HERE; Cover photo: earthobservatory.nasa.gov)