Your resource page for the latest updates--including photos and videos--from wildfires burning in and around Montana.
Montana Arsonist Faces 100 Years in Prison for 2021 Fires
The devastating fire near Flathead Lake in 2021 destroyed 14 homes and 17 structures, and forced mass evacuations in the region.
Raging Wildfire South of Billings Explodes to Over 10,000 Acres
The human-caused fire is now the 3rd largest fire in the state.
Montana Fire Danger Up this Week with Gusty Wind, Low Humidity
A gusty cool front will slam into Montana tonight (Tuesday) and Wednesday, bringing an increased risk of wildfires for the next few days.
Fires Last Season Could Raise Flood Danger this Spring in Montana
FEMA reminds Montana residents that wildfires leave a potential hazard well after the flames have been snuffed out.
Montana Fire Season 2022: 10 Largest Wildfires Burning Right Now
Here's an updated list of the largest wildfires currently burning in Montana.
Lightning Storms Cause Multiple Small Fires in Western Montana
The National Weather Service reports that over 200 lightning strikes in the western Montana area late Friday resulted in numerous small fires being battled over the weekend.
Elmo Fire Now 66 Percent Contained With $12 Million Spent So Far
The Elmo Fire burning near the west shore of Flathead Lake is now almost two-thirds contained.
Montanans Know Red Flag Warnings. Some Say They're Not Effective
It's fire season in Montana and we'll hear Red Flag Warnings almost daily. Interestingly, the warnings were never really meant for the general public.
One Injured While Fighting the Weasel Fire Near Canadian Border
The Weasel Fire is burning in steep, heavily timbered terrain near the U.S. Canadian Border in the Rexford-Fortine Ranger District.
Northwest Fire Crews Continue to Battle With the Moose Fire
The Moose Fire burning near Salmon Idaho in the Salmon-Challis National Forest has been burning since July 17 and has consumed nearly 60,000 acres, primarily in wilderness areas.
Latest on the Elmo Fire Near Flathead Lake in Montana
The Elmo Fire, burning near the west shore of Flathead Lake is now estimated to be over 16,000 acres and about 10 percent contained.
Missoula Fire Danger Now Very High With 100 Degree Temperatures
The Missoula County Fire Protection Association has once again increased the fire danger starting on Friday to Very High.