The Slough Grass Fire was first reported Monday, July 19th around noon. It is located 9 miles SW of Colstrip, MT. The DNRC's County Assist Team was briefed by local resources Thursday, July 22nd and assumed command of the fire.
As of 12:00 pm 7/25, the Slough Grass Fire is known to be 9,170 acres and 100% contained. Crews have made great progress on securing the perimeter and continuing mop-up operations (two-chains or 132 feet) from the perimeter of the fire into the black. The fire will be turned back to local resources 7/26.