Your resource page for the latest updates--including photos and videos--from wildfires burning in and around Montana.
Bitterroot Forest Bumps Fire Danger Up To ‘Extreme’
Almost all nearby areas are at Extreme Fire Danger.
Fire Danger Increased to ‘Extreme’ in Missoula County
Hot and extremely dry weather has led the Missoula County Fire Protection Association to increase the fire danger from ‘high’ to ‘extreme’.
Goose Fire Closure Map: 2,200+ Acres Burning Around Cliff Lake, Expected to Grow
One of southwest Montana's most beautiful places is on fire. The fire has doubled in size in the last 24 hours. More than 2,200 acres between Hidden Lake and Cliff lake are burning with the cause still unknown. The whole area of Cliff Lake, Wade Lake and Hidden Lake are now closed to the public…
Lolo Creek Fire – Evacuation Warning – Lolo Hot Springs to Idaho
The Lolo Creek Fire that was reported late Saturday afternoon has resulted in an Evacuation Warning from Lolo Hot Springs to the Idaho Border along Highway 12.
CODE RED: Wildfires Reported Near Roundup, Subdivision Evacuated
Several fires have been reported around Roundup, according to the Musselshell Country Department of Emergency Services, with one subdivision being voluntarily evacuated.
Fire Danger 'Very High' in Yellowstone NP, Restrictions In Effect
Yellowstone National Park has already reported two wildfires this season, with the first being on June 24, and the second fire starting inside the park today (July 1).
My Conversation with Montana's Governor About Wildfire Season
This morning, Governor Gianforte stopped by the Cat Country studio and I asked him some questions that are on everyone's mind right now. See if you like his answers.
How Dry Will Montana Get? Governor Declares State of Emergency
Most of the state is now experiencing drought conditions. Officials expect it to only get worse.
Bridger Man Arrested for Robertson Draw Fire Near Red Lodge
The Carbon County Sheriff's Office says 55 year old John Lightburn of Bridger was arrested and charged with negligent arson and criminal mischief- both felonies.
This Is Why Rural Montanans Need Their Own Fire Trucks
We already pick up your tires, tree branches, beer cans, and wrappers, but this could kill people and endanger the others who will be called in to stop the havoc that you created.
Study – Forests Burning More than any Time in Last 2,000 Years
A recent study released by the University of Montana and the University of Wyoming states that forests in the central Rocky Mountains are burning more than in any point in the last 2,000 years