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Fire caught quickly, extinguished at Rocky Boy


Last updated 3/29/2021 at 11:49am

Quick response from several organizations on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Sunday contained a wildfire to less than seven acres in the Parker School area at the east edge of the reservation near Taylor Road.

Chippewa Cree Natural Resources Fire Management Officer Jason Lodgepole said a call about a grass fire quickly spreading north up the hill into the timber came in at 5:20 p.m. and the first engine arrived on scene at 5:31 p.m. As subsequent engines and personnel arrived, they got out in front of the flames and stopped the spread at 6.6 acres.

Lodgepole said the that fire was contai...

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