Your resource page for the latest updates--including photos and videos--from wildfires burning in and around Montana.
Montana Wildfire Near Lewistown Grows to Over 7,000 Acres
A new wildfire that started early Monday morning (10/4) in Fergus County continues to grow in size according to the latest update from InciWeb.
Governor Surveys Richard Spring Fire Damage in Eastern Montana
Gianforte also hammered President Biden on Fox Business for begging OPEC for oil after shutting down the Keystone XL pipeline.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fight Fire in Eastern Montana
"Neighbors helping neighbors...these are the stories needing told." That's what Montana rancher Jim Felton shared late last week after witnessing the Richard Spring Fire in Eastern Montana firsthand.
Lame Deer Being Evacuated, Fire Also Reported in Birney Montana
At the 7:40pm update, the Richard Springs fire was 3.5 miles from Lame Deer with winds shifting and coming out of the north, according to the NCDES Facebook.
BREAKING: Wildfire Ignites Less Than 20 Miles from Billings (8/9)
A wildfire started Monday afternoon near Pryor Creek Golf Course.
Fire in Crazy Mountains (American Fork): Substantial Growth Possible
A major fire burning in the Crazy Mountains north of Livingston was started by lightning on July 17th and has burned nearly 15,000 acres. Hot, dry weather with a Red Flag Warning does not bode well for this and several other Montana fires.
Firefighters Need the Water – Popular Montana Lake Closes
There had been speculation that this was going to happen since last week. Harris Mountain finally forced their hands.
Billings Area Overjoyed with Much Needed Rain and Moderate Temperatures Today
With a reported high of 80 degrees, and rain and thunderstorms scheduled for today, Billings residents may be getting a reprieve from the heat.
Hey Daines, Tester, Rosendale: How Bad Does It Have to Get? (Opinion)
With desperation and frustration mounting only 26 of our 56 counties have been declared drought disaster areas by the USDA. How in the hell bad does it have to get?
Photos: Fire on the Shore of Flathead Lake Near Polson
"Multiple structures have been lost last night and into the early morning. Aviation resources are continuing to drop retardant and water on this fire."
Gianforte Provides Montana Fire Update to U.S. House Committee
On Thursday, Montana Governor Greg Gianforte provided a wildfire update to a U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Wildfire Forum about ‘Preventing Catastrophic Wildfires and Restoring Forest Health and Resiliency’.
GoFundMe Started for Red Lodge Firefighter Burned in Wildfire
A Red Lodge firefighter suffered severe burn injuries on Friday (7/16), when a wildfire crews were battling near Joliet shifted directions and burned over his emergency vehicle.