While the Fire Season may be over for portions of the United States, Montana wildland firefighters are still battling an unprecedented number of wildfires in today’s world.

A wildfire named the ROSEBUD FIRE was discovered on November 16, 2021, at 0656 hours MT. It is located about six miles west of Roscoe (Swiftwater County), Montana.

The fire has burned 1,044 acres of grass, sage, and timber on private lands so far. Fire behavior is said to be minimum but still observed as creeping and smoldering. There has been a 30% containment status reached as of today’s date. The objective remains the same in crews are working to reach an 100% containment status.

Throughout this incident, there have been two resource deployments from the Billings Interagency Dispatch Center at 0656 hours on the day of the fire discovery and later at 1000 hours from the Lewiston Interagency Dispatch Center WC6 according to CAD records.

There is currently 39 total personnel assigned to this incident at the moment.

The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation.

(c) 2021 NW Fire Blog | 11/20/2021 | 1445 PT