“It was a total loss,” is how Chris Dahlhauser, Assistant Chief of the Highlight Fire Department, described the building’s fire.
The three people in the mobile home were able to leave home safely on Sunday morning. The cause of the fire is unknown and is under investigation.
At 5:45 on Sunday morning, the Hyalite Fire Department responded to the 19th residential building fire and Bozeman’s Oak. Bozeman Police Department was the first to arrive on the scene and was able to provide an update as the team en route to the mobile home, Dahlhauser said.
A total of 32 firefighters and AMRs were present at the fire, which was brought under control after two hours. Dahlhauser said firefighters will monitor the home Sunday afternoon and into the night to make sure there is no fire.
“The point of this is to remind everyone that they need to have smoke detectors installed in their homes for early detection and early warning so they can get out of the house,” Dahlhauser said. I got
Dahlhauser also notes that the mobile home had smoke detectors.
Dahlhauser said this is a multi-team effort across the Gallatin Valley, including Bozeman Fires, Central Valley Fires, Fort Ellis Fires and the Gallatin Gateway Fire Department. The Bozeman Police Department and the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office were also dispatched to the scene Sunday morning.