MISSOULA – Additional Montana fire crews are helping out in any way they can with the devastating California wildfires.
CHICO, Calif. – Days after his boss generated controversy for suggesting poor forest management is to blame for California’s latest wildfires, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pledging President Trump’s “full support” to help the torched state recover.
MISSOULA – More than 20 fire engines and over 100 Montana firefighters are stepping up to help combat the fires that are devastating California.
PHILIPSBURG – We’ve spent lots of news time the past two summers showing you the work of fire crews battling forest fires but as it turns out, that is only the first part of the rehab work that needs to be done after a fire.
ROUNDUP- Smoke billowed from a hillside just south of Roundup on Tuesday as fire ate away at underbrush and occasionally enveloped a larger tree, but there was no panic or sirens. This was a planned fire, years in the making.
HELENA – This week marks the first week Helena’s nine newest firefighters begin their new shifts.
HELENA – Helena firefighters have raised about $13,000 for a good cause through their annual “Fill the Boot” fundraiser. The Helena Firefighters IAFF Local 448
Recent snowfall has helped put out Montana wildfires still burning, but we’re not out of the woods yet. Fall rain and snow doesn’t completely bail us out of fire season.
CLARKSTON – For the first time since the Horseshoe Fire destroyed his home of 20 years, Mark McMurtry returned Tuesday to see the carnage and what might be left in the ashes. McMurtry says it’s not as bad as he imagined but still, he’s in need of a lot and he’s not alone.
The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office reports that as of 5 p.m. Saturday, the Horseshoe Fire in Clarkston is 100% contained.
CLARKSTON – Officials have confirmed 3 homes have been lost to the Horseshoe Fire which started on Monday, Sept 10. Additionally, 2 secondary buildings and 7 other buildings were lost to the flames and Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is looking into other unidentified structures.
DNRC leaders updated the state Environmental Quality Council Wednesday on the state’s wildfire outlook.
CLARKSTON – The Horseshoe fire in Clarkston did not grow overnight, according to officials, but on its third day burning a public meeting will be held in town to give locals an update.
HELENA – Fire crews performed mop up operations on Tuesday Sep. 11 for the now named Cottonwood fire that burned nearly 500 acres 7 miles east of Townsend.
CLARKSTON- Fire crews battled a grass fire near Clarkston on Monday night. The fire claimed several structures, including homes, have reportedly been lost.