Good news for homeowners near the Highway 87 East Fire southeast of Billings. Winds have been shifting and the threat to homes in the Briarwood area is diminishing! Fire crews right now are concentrating on the northern flank of the fire which is closest to the Briarwood subdivision. So far the blaze has scorched 1,500- 2,000 acres and is 0% contained. Weather is going to play a big role in where the fire goes. I talked with Q2’s Bob McGuire this afternoon for a look ahead at what firefighters can expect.
Finally the cast of Dancing with the Stars All-Stars has been announced and some favorites are getting another chance at the coveted Mirror Ball trophy! As many of you know I’m a huge fan of the show and can’t wait for the premiere! Check out who’s coming back!
Fix @ 6 is back this week! We took a much needed break last week and now there are only two weeks left to get out and enjoy live music outside on Billings West End! This Friday, July 27 join me live at the Squire Lounge at 1525 Broadwater Ave. and jam with live music from Jamelution!
We are not even a month into summer yet and the weather is almost unBEARably hot here in the Magic City. Temperatures are predicted in the mid to upper 90’s all week! I hope we can get a break soon! I talked with Meteorologist Ed McIntosh today to find out if there is any relief in sight!
Jerry Seinfeld is returning to the small screen or rather your computer screen. The former Seinfeld star has released a 1 minute test drive of his new web series called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Get ready to rock at Fix @ 6 on Friday! This week the party moves to Santa Fe Red’s at 1223 Grand Avenue with live music from Repeat Performance! Not only will you enjoy the great music but some great specials too!
Violating a ban on fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday could really cost you this year! Fire danger is extremely high and a ban on fireworks has been issued. The City of Billings Municipal Court has set a fine of $500 for fireworks violations. That’s up for the normal $110.
Fire managers got a look at the Dahl Fire from the air today. The size of the blaze didn’t change significantly as a result of aerial mapping – it is 18,500 acres. Q2′s Drew Trafton has been on the scene of the Dahl Fire all day today and talked with him to get the latest.
Here’s the latest on the fire situation near Roundup! The Dahl Fire has now grown to more than 18,000 acres. Hundreds of families still remain out of their homes southwest of Roundup. The Musselshell County Attorney told the Billings Gazette that at least 60 homes had burned.
A fast moving grass fire has sparked southwest of Roundup this afternoon and forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes. Q2′s Jay Kohn tells me that the large blaze has already burned around a thousand acres
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