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Montana firefighters make progress, watch winds

Firefighters in Montana are mopping up but keeping a close eye on the winds.

Central Montana wildfire destroys two homes

Crews are battling a growing fire in central Montana that's already destroyed 2 homes.

Crews contain wildfire threatening houses near Huson

Fire crews may have saved several homes Thursday afternoon that were threatened by a wildland fire northwest of Missoula.

Fire near Frenchtown about 50% contained

Fire crews have about 50-percent containment on a blaze located about 20 miles northwest of Missoula, near Frenchtown.

'Folf Course Fire' grows to 9 acres near Frenchtown

A wildland fire reported Sunday afternoon near Frenchtown grew to 9 acres before sunset.

A closer look at exploding targets and their regulations

Exploding targets illegal in forest where fire started near Florence

Investigators said the popular explosive target caused a Florence wildfire in August.

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Fire danger moved to 'High' as of September 23

Fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association have moved the fire danger to “High” starting, Tuesday September 23rd.


Miller Creek fire burns more than 150 acres

A helicopter crew now puts the size of the Lost Mine Loop Fire at approximately 150 acres.

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