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It was a busy but successful day for Park County Search and Rescue, as skilled volunteers rescued residents in the Beartooths and on the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. Volunteers of Park County Search and Rescue rose to the challenge of responding to two simultaneous calls on Friday, July 9. After much effort and coordination, all four…

In two days, the Robertson Draw Fire grew from 200 to 2,000 acres, making it the largest active Wyoming wildfire of 2021 – so far. Tuesday, June 15, was a “critical fire weather day” according to forest officials at Custer Gallatin National Forest. The record-breaking mid-June temperatures and persistent winds are encouraging the Robertson Draw…

Custer Gallatin National Forest has released more information on the Robertson Draw Fire, which has consumed 200 acres and will likely grow larger this week. On Monday, June 14, Custer Gallatin National Forest released its first official report on the Robertson Draw Fire. An InciWeb page is also active for the incident. According to the…

The first wildfires of 2021 are burning in northern Wyoming and southern Montana – an ominous sign for summer during an ongoing drought in northwest Wyoming. It’s officially wildland fire season in Wyoming, and fires are already igniting throughout the Bighorn Basin. As of June 13, there are three wildfires burning in the Bighorn Basin.…

Wednesday morning on KODI’s “Speak Your Piece with Darian Dudrick,” two members of the Park County Sheriff’s Office snow search team talked about recent rescues of snowmobilers in the Beartooth Mountains. Dudrick welcomed to the show Dustin Rosencranse and Tony Simek, along with Park County Sheriff Scott Steward, to discuss the two incidents that happened…

It was déjà vu for Park County Search and Rescue, as helicopters and snowmobile volunteers were needed in a rescue operation that should never have happened. The call came into the Park County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. Eight snowmobilers, a group of people from Minnesota and Wisconsin, left Cooke…

Dozens of volunteers and several aircraft from many agencies mobilized to find the two stranded snowmobilers, who were found alive after a three-day search. A call came into the Park County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Office on Thursday, Feb. 18: two snowmobilers – Trevor Wayne Deal, age 22 of Bridger, Montana, and Maison Deacon Ostwald, age…

Park County Search and Rescue answers the call, once again. At 1 pm last Saturday afternoon, the taskforce was called into action to rescue a a  65-year-old-female hiker, stranded approximately two miles north of the Beauty Lake Trailhead in the Beartooth Mountains. In an intriguing change of pace, this call didn’t come via 911 or…

Another out-of-state winter enthusiast needed the help of Park County Search and Rescue. At 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, the Park County Sheriff’s Office got the call of a snowmobile accident in the Beartooth Mountains just west of Beartooth Lake. Sandy Seright, age 69 of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho was snowmobiling with a group…


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