UPDATE: JULY 21 AT 4:08 P.M.

About 9,800 acres of mostly private, including some state and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Rosebud County have been charred by the Slough Grass Fire.

Progress against the blaze is doing well, with federal, state, county and local resources on scene, according to an update from BLM Montana/Dakotas.


ROSEBUD COUNTY, Mont. - The Slough Grass Fire is burning 9,000-12,000 acres in Rosebud County, according to Rosebud County Disaster and Emergency Services.

The fire is burning nine miles southwest of Colstrip, running six miles long and 3.5 miles wide in some places. Right now, the fire is 0% contained and crews are working to line the fire. 

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