Firefighters making progress on Robertson Draw Fire near Red Lodge, MT

The fire has burned 27,566 acres

Map of the Robertson Draw Fire
Map of the Robertson Draw Fire, 3:24 a.m. MDT June 19, 2021. The red and yellow dots represent heat detected by a satellite during the 24-hour period ending at 3:24 a.m. MDT June 19, 2021.

The 27,566-acre Robertson Draw Fire south of Red Lodge, Montana has not grown substantially during the last two days.

From the Incident Management Team that is working on the fire, morning of June 19:

Firefighters have been focusing their efforts on structure protection and containment and have made good progress. There is a Red Flag warning beginning at noon today until 9 p.m. The dry conditions, heat, and winds may lead to more active burning especially in the Grove Creek and Line Creek areas. Areas that were previously under evacuation orders are under an evacuation warning and should stay vigilant and have a plan to leave if necessary.

Robertson Draw Fire
Robertson Draw Fire near Grove Creek June 18, 2021. InciWeb photo.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.