Custer Gallatin National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
10 East Babcock Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59771
Beartooth Ranger District
Hours: 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
The Robertson Draw Fire, burning south of Red Lodge, Montana near Clark, Wyoming is estimated at 2,000 acres this morning. Evacuations and Evacuation Warnings are in place for multiple areas near the fire. Firefighters are anticipating a critical fire weather day as the hot, dry, and windy weather conditions persist. With the expected weather, active fire behavior and continued growth is anticipated.
A virtual Facebook live public meeting is planned for tonight, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. MDT. The meeting will be live streamed from the Custer Gallatin National Forest’s Facebook page at CusterGallatinNationalForest.
Firefighter and public safety are the top priority. Efforts will be focused to protect resources at risk including assessing and implementing structure protection needs, implementing back burning efforts and continuing building fireline. Additional aircraft and crews will be arriving today to assist the firefighting effort. Today’s operational goals are to keep the fire north of Line Creek, West of the Forest Service boundary along the face of the Beartooths, South of South Grove Creek and East of the Line Creek Plateau.
For more information please visit InciWeb at inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7537/ or visit us on Facebook at CusterGallatinNationalForest or ShoshoneNF. Additional information can also be found on the Custer Gallatin Forest website at www.fs.usda.gov/custergallatin.