Sioux Ranger District, Custer Gallatin NF, fire restrictions rescinded
May 28, 2021
The Sioux Ranger District, Custer Gallatin National Forest, located in the far southeastern corner of Montana and northwestern South Dakota is rescinding early season fire restrictions. The local area received significant moisture over the weekend to provide for green-up of fine fuels, including grasses and shrubs.
"The area around Camp Crook, Ekalaka and far southeastern Montana and northwestern South Dakota has been significantly drier than normal with little moisture over the winter months, said Kurt Hansen, Sioux District Ranger. "With the total rain and moisture received over the past...