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Falling Tree Kills Firefighter in Montana

19-year old firefighter killed by falling tree snag   MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a blaze in western Montana. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say ...

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Montana Wildfire Human-Caused

BLM says fire in Little Rockies has burned 17 square miles   HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Bureau of Land Management law enforcement officers are investigating the July fire burning south of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation as a suspected human-caused fire. ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted in Colorado, Montana

Residents near Breckenridge allowed to return home   DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press Evacuation orders were lifted in Colorado and Montana towns threatened by wildfires, while air and ground crews battled a growing grass fire Saturday in northwestern Colorado. Residents of ...

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