The Ruby Fire was detected on July 15, 2021 at 6:40 p.m. It is burning in timbered, steep terrain approximately 2 miles Northwest of Troy, Montana. Initially the fire was reported at approximately 3 acres displaying 1-4 foot flame lengths, isolated and group torching with moderate fire behavior creating a high potential for spread. Fire personnel continue to be on scene. Smoke may be visible from the community of Troy.