Montana Fire Season 2022: 10 Largest Wildfires Burning Right Now
Here's an updated list of the largest wildfires currently burning in Montana.
Burning Eyes? Sore Throat? Air Quality Poor Across Montana Monday
Many counties across Montana are reporting hazardous air quality today. If you're sensitive to smoke, the best bet is to stay indoors with your windows closed.
Officials Say Deep Draw Fire South of Billings Still Smoldering
Located 10 miles east of Bridger, the fire is now 75% contained, according to officials. The fire has been burning since Friday.
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.
8 Easy Ways to Help Prevent Wildfires in Montana
Over 60% of the wildfires in Montana are human-caused. We can do better. Here are some things that you can do to help prevent wildfires in Montana.
WATCH: Gutsy Pilot Over Black Hills Fire
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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.
Human Intervention Doesn't Always Help The West That's On Fire
We always think that we know much better than nature and it exacerbates the problem.