One charged with arson for starting fire east of Lodge Grass

  • Source: KULR-TV NBC 8 Billings
  • Published: 08/01/2021 01:12 PM

PHOTOS: An individual has been charged with arson for intentionally setting a fire that burned a shed and threatened multiple structures and homes. The Exit 530 Fire burned a shed in an open field Saturday evening just east of Lodge Grass the BIA Forestry & Wildland Fire Management Crow Agency reported. The fire moved through 24 acres of grass and brush into coulees, where it reportedly jumped the Little Big Horn River. BIA crews worked the Exit 530 fire until midnight Saturday and returned Sunday morning to do heavy mop up in cottonwoods by the Little Bighorn River. As of Sunday morning, the fire is 20% contained.


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