Wildfire located 15 E of Buffalo, SD. N end of Slim Buttes Land Unit. Sioux Ranger District.
The fire started on April 1, 2015, around 1616 Hours MDT has scorched around 2,829 acres. It is now at a 85% containment status.
The cause is currently unknown at this time.
- 2 ranches
- Power lines
- Reva Gap campground
- Radio repeater
- 20 engines.
- 3 – Type II Initial Attack 20-person hand crews.
- 2 dozers.
- 1 road grader.
- 2 water tenders.
- Reva Campground.
- N section of Slim Buttes Land unit
- Firefighters continue w/mop-up
- Extinguishing hot spots working towards into interior fire
- Lower temps
- High humidity tonight
- Temps in 50’s
- Winds 9-16 mph
- To gust to 23 mph
The Custer Gallatin National Forest is located in the S Central part of Montana stretching all the way to the Northern part of South Dakota. It’s area is made up of 3.1 Million beautiful acres.
It includes 7 Ranger Districts within its borders:
- Red Lodge
- Sioux RD / Camp Creek
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