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Crews battle Sunday Bozeman house fire

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Posted at 9:34 AM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 11:34:49-04

BOZEMAN — There were no injuries reported in a Sunday evening house fire in Bozeman.

Fort Ellis Fire/Rescue on the east end of Bozeman was paged to a reported structure fire at 1321 Robin Lane shortly before 5 p.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters encountered flame lengths of 30 feet high and heavy smoke on the rear of the home.

All of the occupants escaped the home after hearing an explosion from the garage area.

Fort Ellis had 25 volunteer firefighters along with mutual aid assistance from Bozeman and Hyalite Fire Departments, AMR Ambulance, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the American Red Cross.

While the home incurred severe smoke damage, portions of the home were saved along with important family heirlooms and valuables.

Fort Ellis would like to thank its mutual aid partners and the Gallatin County Dispatch Center for outstanding partnership and assistance. No injuries were reported and crews were on scene for three hours.