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Three North Dakota firefighters have been injured fighting the Devil’s Creek Fire in Garfield County, Mont.



Minot, N.D. – According to the officials, the fire has burned roughly 1,300 acres.

Three U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service firefighters out of the Eastern North Dakota Wetland Management District Complex are injured along with two USDA Forest Service firefighters from the Gila National Forest.

Officials say a sudden wind shift blew wildfire over their position as they were building a defense on the perimeter. The firefighters were evacuated to medical facilities.

The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

Officials say that other firefighters on the scene were not hurt.