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Fire Crews Battle to Contain Montana's Robertson Draw Fire

Fire crews battled to contain a wildfire burning in southern Montana as it grew to 21,000 acres on June 16.

The Robertson Draw Fire, which broke out in Red Lodge on Sunday, was approximately 2,000 acres in size on Tuesday. By Wednesday it had grown to 21,000 acres.

Evacuation orders were in place for multiple areas near the fire, including Red Lodge and areas near the Wyoming border.

Video shared by @katyemcgregorbennett on Instagram shows firefighters dropping retardant on the fire. Credit: @katyemcgregorbennett via Storyful

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