People will be seeing more clouds of smoke on as a prescribed burn is expected near Ashley Lake.
They have been working on the Logan Creek Restoration Project near the east facing slopes of Tally Mountain west of Tally Lake Campground.
Emergency crews were called out at around 1 p.m. on Saturday to battle a fire along US Highway 200 in the Bonner area.
Crews gathered for training on how to inspect houses for wildfire hazards — and how to help homeowners figure out how to remove them.
Long-range outlooks are trending toward a cooler and wetter summer across much of the Northern Rockies.
Local air quality experts have said the ranking is all about fire smoke, with the hotter, drier summers, and the geography which creates bad conditions with high particulate counts.
It could take several weeks for all of the area’s vegetation to really green up, so for your springtime burning, you’re going to have to be careful.
A pair of prescribed fire projects in the North Fork region of the Glacier National Park are planned for this Spring.
The Bitterroot National Forest is planning to implement several prescribed burning projects over the next couple of months.
The “new normal” could still mean a worse fire season that you would have expected 20 or 30 years ago.
The Missoula Rural Fire District reports that controlled burns have already escaped and caused damage in the Flathead Valley and near Superior.
-Laura Lundquist reporting for the Missoula Current MISSOULA – Renowned wildfire scientist Jack Cohen wants Missoula area residents to know wildfires don’t usually burn homes
A fire in Lame Deer that burned 1,700 acres on Sunday has now been contained.
A fire broke out near Lame Deer Sunday afternoon and officials have closed parts of two highways.
A grass fire that burned 40 acres and a mobile home in Whitefish is prompting fire officials to urge caution when performing controlled burns.