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Missoula County fire danger drops to low

Fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association (MCFPA) dropped the wildland fire danger within Missoula County from moder…

September 26, 2013 9:26 am(0)
Management of 2013 Red Shale fire shows lessons learned from fires of 1988

Management of 2013 Red Shale fire shows lessons learned from fires of 1988

Twenty-five years ago this month, the Canyon Creek fire roared out of the Scapegoat Wilderness after slowly burning unfettered for more than t…

September 24, 2013 11:00 am Photos

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Fire danger drops to moderate; open burning begins

Fire danger drops to moderate; open burning begins

The fire danger needle has dropped back to “moderate” as autumn settles into western Montana.

September 23, 2013 6:17 pm(0)

Upper Miller Creek fire 80 percent contained after rain showers

Little smoke was left on the Miller Creek fire after rain showers Tuesday helped bring the lightning-caused blaze to heel.

September 17, 2013 7:15 pm(0)
Wildfire burns nearly 400 acres outside of Polson

Wildfire burns nearly 400 acres outside of Polson

POLSON – A wildfire that burned close to 400 acres outside of Polson was nearly contained by Tuesday afternoon.

September 17, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Upper Miller Creek homeowners thank firefighters for successful initial attack

Upper Miller Creek homeowners thank firefighters for successful initial attack

With lightning flashing all around, thunder claps shaking the window panes and the smell of smoke in the air, Wendy Morris got out of bed late…

September 16, 2013 6:14 pm Photos

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Evacuation order lifted for Upper Miller Creek fire

Evacuation order lifted for Upper Miller Creek fire

An evacuation order has been lifted for about 60 residents on Oral Zumwalt Way and the Upper Trail's End Road area south of Missoula.Residents…

September 16, 2013 11:37 am Photos

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Western wildfires

More rain possible on Yellowstone wildfires

More rain possible on Yellowstone wildfires

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Another day of scattered thunderstorms is expected in Yellowstone National Park, helping keep a lid on five …

August 27, 2013 12:02 pm(0)

Mud Volcano reopens as Yellowstone fire simmers nearby

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Cooler weather continues to help keep fires in Yellowstone under control, allowing park officials to reopen …

August 26, 2013 12:31 pm(0)

Yosemite-area wildfire balloons in size overnight

FRESNO, Calif. — A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park — one of 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. — more than tripled …

August 22, 2013 11:43 am(0)

Wildfire burns out of control near Yosemite

FRESNO, Calif. — An out-of-control forest fire threatening more than 2,000 structures near Yosemite National Park was one of more than 50 acti…

August 21, 2013 12:27 pm(0)

Fire in heart of Yellowstone causes concern

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — More firefighters are arriving to bolster defenses against a wildfire burning in the heart of Yellowstone National Park.

August 20, 2013 2:53 pm(0)

Yellowstone fire burning near Grand Loop Road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park officials are taking some precautionary measures but not actively suppressing a fire bur…

August 19, 2013 2:00 pm(0)

Wildfires can't stop Utah wedding

SALT LAKE CITY — A series of wildfires that have destroyed more than a dozen homes in Utah didn't stop one couple from tying the knot over the…

August 18, 2013 1:54 pm(0)