Evacuation warnings connected to the Robertson Draw fire remained in effect Tuesday, but personnel calmed some of the flames last night.
In the scarred face of the mountain, the permanent residents of Red Lodge now have a lasting reminder of what’s becoming another record-setting year of wildfires in the West.
The two major fires in south-central Montana have begun to slow down over the weekend as fire crews have successfully built up containment lin…
A 55-year-old man from Bridger who admitted spilling and igniting gasoline while repairing a dirt bike on U.S. Forest Service land has been charged with causing last week's Robertson Draw fire, which has burned 29,601 acres south of Red Lodge.
While certain areas within Carbon County still remain under pre-evacuation warnings, officials have lifted all of the evacuation orders in residential areas threatened by the Robertson Draw fire just south of Red Lodge.
After focusing on protecting other structures and halting the spread of the blaze on Mt. Maurice the previous day, crews focused on containing the fire as it continues to burn on the eastern edge of the Beartooth Mountains.
Montana Governor Greg Gianforte tours the Robertson Draw fire south of Red Lodge with fire and Carbon County officials on Thursday.
The Robertson Draw fire burning south of Red Lodge grew to 21,000 acres by Wednesday morning, and officials have determined that the fire was …
Photos by Billings Gazette staff, fire officials and readers of the Robertson Draw fire burning south of Red Lodge.