WHITEHALL – A fire has destroyed several businesses in the small town of Whitehall, between Butte and Bozeman.
KXLF-TV reports losses include the Mint bar and the Legion Street Grill.
A fire broke out this morning and produced black smoke that motorists on Interstate 90 could see for miles.
The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology says a magnitude 4.2 earthquake centered some 12 miles south of Whitehall occurred today at about 4:30 a.m. The bureau had no immediate reports of property damage.
Whitehall has roughly 1,100 residents.
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