Tag Archives: Montana

Chief Mountain IHC

Blackfeet Nation     David Burdeau – Chief Mountain Hotshots R-1 wildland firefighters Blackfeet Nation Browning, Montana More about Chief Mountain IHC

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House Fire Causes Montana Wildfire

1,700-acre wildfire was pushed by winds     LAME DEER, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire sparked by a house fire prompted evacuations in southeastern Montana before it was contained. The Billings Gazette reports that the fire, estimated at 1,700 acres ...

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Court Blocks Montana Logging Project

Attorney for USFS said project would reduce wildfire threats     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has blocked a western Montana logging project while it considers a lawsuit that claims the project could harm threatened species. The ...

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Report: Homes in Fire-Prone Areas Hike Firefighting Costs

Study looks at population growth near Montana forests     By DAVID ERICKSON, Missoulian MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Rapid population growth and the desire to live near forests means new housing in western Montana is being built in wildfire-prone areas, ...

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Wildfire Burns Buildings in Montana

No injuries in Gallatin County fire     BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A fire in southwestern Montana burned buildings, while firefighters east of Townsend battled a controlled burn that got out of control. The fire east of Clarkston, in Gallatin ...

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Wildfire Evacuations Lifted Along U.S.-Canada Border

Rain slowed the wildfire’s growth     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Much-needed rain fell across Montana on Monday and slowed the spread of a fire burning near the U.S.-Canada border enough for Canadian officials to lift an evacuation order issued ...

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Glacier Park Wildfire Expands

Wildfire has burned 27 structures     WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Unsettled weather, including strong winds from the northeast, caused growth on the southwestern flank of a fire burning in Glacier National Park. Officials say the Howe Ridge Fire ...

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Glacier Park Wildfires See Stronger Winds

Unsettled weather is forecast for the next few days     WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Monday’s weather was a mix of good and bad news for firefighters working in Glacier National Park. Some rain fell in the West Glacier ...

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Evacuation Warnings Near Glacier Park Fire

A small number of homes are threatened by the wildfire     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities are warning residents they may have to leave their homes because of a fire burning near the southern border of Glacier National ...

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