Noting that the arsonist never fully took responsibility for his actions, a Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced Robert Eric Bottenhagen to 60 years in prison for his role in a 2013 Lockwood trailer fire that killed four people.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office and Lockwood Fire Department have launched an arson investigation into a fire that destroyed a vacant Lockwood mobile home and nearby pickup on Wednesday.
Zaccary John Kern, 22, makes a statement to victims' family members during his sentencing Wednesday afternoon on four counts of negligent homicide for a Lockwood trailer fire that killed four people, three of whom were parents of young children.
Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford said on Friday that a man whose body was found in a trailer fire in Poplar on Wednesday has been identified as a Poplar resident. Crawford said he was not yet releasing the man’s name because not all of the family members have been notified.
A pair of fires damaged a South Side mobile home and a Heights house on Wednesday night.
Laurel and Molt fire crews respond to mobile home fire on Burlington Avenue.
Billings firefighters remove debris from a trailer after a fire reported around 8:30 a.m. destroyed the building at 322 Nash Lane early Sunday.
One person was taken to the hospital as Billings firefighters put out a fire in a mobile home at 5112 Laurel Road, No. 27, early Thursday.
Chris Frank and Brittany Bare look for any salvageable items from their bedroom after a fire on Saturday night destroyed their home.
A charred child's toy is seen inside Chris Frank and Brittany Bare's home. Bare's 3-year-old son was not home at the time of the fire, while the couple escaped before their home was gutted by the fire.
Chris Frank, 26, finds his burned cellphone inside his home on Danford Road on Monday.
Chris Frank and Brittany Bare embrace outside their charred home on Danford Road on Monday. A fire Saturday night gutted the home and destroyed everything they owned.
Chris Frank and Brittany Bare look around the inside of their home on Danford Road that burned Saturday night. The couple escaped the fire, but their dog perished.
They lost everything.
Firefighters found the body of an elderly man Tuesday afternoon when they responded to a fire call at 23 King Henry Place in the Heights.
Raw video from a mobile home fire at 1926 Mullowney Lane No. 13 shortly after midnight on March 24, 2011.. There had been a previous fire at the home and the owner was in the process of demolishing the damaged structure. No injuries were reported.
Images from a trailer fire on the 7500 block of Lewis Avenue.
Laurel firefigthters battle a trailer house fire Thursday on the 7500 block of Lewis Ave. The house as a total loss.
Michelle Zahn covers her face as she watches firefighters extinguish a blaze that destroyed her home at the 7500 block of Lewis Ave. Thursday morning.
Laurel and Molt firefighters work to get closer to a burning home on the 7500 block of Lewis Ave. Thursday.