wildfires

Fire Forecast
MONTANA WILDFIRES
Rain, maybe snow, to fall on Montana wildfires
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Cooler temperatures and rain that may upset some Labor Day Weekend recreational activities will be welcome relief for crews battling wildfires in western Montana...
Summer Drought keeps FWP on Guard
With drought conditions in some parts of Montana already impacting streams—primarily in the southern tier of the state—Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is gearing up now to protect fish from the potentially life-threatening stress of low flows and elevated water temperatures.
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More Homes Evacuated near Roundup
ROUNDUP, Mont. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire south of Roundup has jumped a southern perimeter built by firefighters, forcing authorities to evacuate more homes.
The Dahl fire was last estimated at 18,500 acres Wednesday afternoon, but it was still spreading after having burned dozens of h…
Evacuations on Northern Cheyenne Reservation
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Several wildfires have forced evacuations on and around the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in southeastern Montana. A dispatcher says the town of Ashland was evacuated last night. Evacuations also were ordered in St...
Dahl and Hawk Fires Near Roundup burn more than 15,000 Acres
A wildfire south of Roundup has burned more than 15,000 acres and destroyed an unknown number of homes and other buildings.
Fire managers ordered people to evacuate their homes. The fire, pushed by 55 mph winds on Thursday, made a 12-mile run and threatened the Signal Peak Mine, which also was evacua…