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Slow fire season impacts seasonal firefighters

As the summer winds down, wildfires continue to rage in parts of the drought-stricken western United States, but in Montana it's been an unusually slow fire…


Fire east of Florence grows to 40 acres

There is a fire burning east of Florence in the Sapphire Mountains on state land.  The Three Mile Fire began around 3:00 p.m. and has grown to approximately 40…


Seepay fire sees no significant growth overnight

Increased winds preceding the passage of a cold front on Tuesday afternoon tested the work firefighters had completed over the last few weeks. 

Fire crews work on long-term plan to battle Seepay Fire

When smokejumpers arrived on the scene of the Seepay Fire on July 17, they quickly determined the fire was out of their control.

The fire is currently listed…

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Fire west of Dixon holds steady around 1,000 acres

A continued moist weather pattern limited fire behavior on the Seepay Fire on Thursday.


Fire west of Dixon over 1000 acres

Afternoon thunderstorms that moved through the Flathead River Valley dominated the news both on the fire and in the fire camp.

West Alder Fire grows to over 65 acres

The West Alder Fire had little growth yesterday as the fire moved slightly northwest into new pockets of fuel. The current fire size is estimated at 65 acres.

Madison Fire

Small wildfire burning east of Butte

On Sunday afternoon August 10, smoke from a lightning caused fire was detected between Delmoe Lake and Whitetail Reservoir on the Jefferson Ranger District,…

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