Wild Fire

Lame Deer Wildfire
Q2 reports crews battled several wildfires on the Northern Cheyenne reservation Monday, sparked by a lightning burst Sunday night. The Buffalo Springs fire was burning actively 3 miles southwest of the Lame Deer powwow grounds. A bulldozer created line around on Monday...
Thursday Fire Contained
Yellowstone County landowner Steve Selmer’s actions early Thursday helped firefighters contain a grass fire south of Shorey Road off Highway 3. Selmer jumped in a tractor with a disc and was able to cut a fire line to knock the blaze down, according to Yellowstone County DES coordina…
Man Pleads Guilty to Looting Evacuated Home
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Roundup-area man has pleaded guilty to looting a house south of Roundup in June after its occupants left because of a wildfire in the Bull Mountains.
The Associated Press reports  27-year-old Eric Aafedt recently pleaded guilty to burglary and theft by common schem…