New fire burning in Hot Springs County

A new 200-acre fire is burning on public land managed by the BLM approximately 25 miles S/SW of Meeteetse and west of Grass Creek. As of Wednesday PM, the Babaganoush Fire is torching and making short crown runs. Hot Springs County and BLM firefighters, as well as smokejumpers, are on scene and additional crews are on their way. Fixed wing aircraft dropping retardant are helping to keep the fire in check until additional resources arrive. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. *photo h/t BLM* #springcity #reboot #news