Woman Injured in Big Sky House Explosion and Fire, Flown to Idaho Falls for Treatment – Crews Still On Scene

BIG SKY, MONTANA – A woman sustained injuries in a house explosion and fire in Big Sky on Friday afternoon, according to Big Sky Fire Chief Greg Megaard. The woman was flown to Idaho Falls for treatment, and emergency crews remain at the scene. Firefighters from Big Sky Fire, Gateway, and Rae fire departments responded to the incident, which took place on Lower Cascade Ridge Road. Fortunately, the fire did not spread to other buildings in the area.

The cause of the explosion and fire is currently unknown, and authorities are investigating the incident. The injured woman’s condition is not yet known, but she is receiving medical care in Idaho Falls. Local news outlets are monitoring the situation and will provide updates as more information becomes available.

The safety of nearby residents is a top priority for first responders, who are working diligently to contain the fire and ensure that there is no further risk to the community. The impact of the explosion on the surrounding area is being assessed, and residents are advised to remain vigilant and follow any instructions given by emergency personnel. The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of fire safety and preparedness in residential areas.

As investigations continue, officials are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward. Cooperation from the community will be crucial in determining the cause of the explosion and preventing similar incidents in the future. The aftermath of the explosion and fire will require thorough examination and assessment to ensure the safety and well-being of residents in Big Sky.