Forest managers are using a new “learning labs” approach to convince homeowners there are steps they can take to protect their property,
Wildfires, and the associated wildfire smoke, have been increasing in western Montana and concerns about wildfire smoke go far beyond irritated eyes and scratchy throats.
Two firefighters who were killed during Western Montana’s historic 2017 wildfire season are being remembered this week.
A warmer and drier forecast has officials warning that vegetation is beginning to cure, which makes it a perfect fuel for a wildfire to spread.
MISSOULA – The fire danger in Missoula County was hiked to “high” late Monday morning.
Forest officials report that crews responded to six lightning-sparked fires over the weekend across the Bitterroot National Forest.
For those who live in and along forests, wildfire poses a real and serious threat. However, with knowledge and preparation, the risks can be greatly reduced.
Wildfires have gotten worse in recent years — burning up a large part of the U.S. Forest Service budget in the process.
Fire crews are making significant progress containing a lightning-caused fire northwest of Arlee.
A year has passed since lightning struck a tree, igniting a wildfire in the Bacon Rind area of the Custer-Gallatin National Forest near Big Sky.
Crews battled a wildfire just west of Lolo from the air and on the ground on Tuesday afternoon.
The Arlee Northwest fire is located about 2.5 miles northwest of Arlee and is burning grass and timber.
Lightning is being blamed for sparking at least five small fires in the Bitterroot National Forest.
The Helena Aviation Center, which serves as a tanker base for firefighting aircraft, recently received a significant upgrade.
Fireworks are suspected in a small wildlands fire Thursday afternoon in Upper Miller Creek.