Fast response limits Sunday Rocky Boy fire
Last updated 3/30/2021 at 11:20am
Firefighters from multiple tribal agencies came together in rapid response to get a wildfire contained to minimal acreage in high winds on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Sunday evening.
“Everybody pulled together and got this fire controlled, contained at 6.6 acres,” Chippewa Cree Natural Resources Fire Management Officer Jason Lodgepole said. “It could’ve been worse.”
A resident in the Parker School area at the east edge of the reservation near Taylor Road reported a grass fire at 5:20 p.m. The fire was quickly spreading northeast up a grassy slope toward pine trees and the r...