Tag Archives: Montana

Glacier Park Wildfire Expands

Wildfire has burned 27 structures     WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Unsettled weather, including strong winds from the northeast, caused growth on the southwestern flank of a fire burning in Glacier National Park. Officials say the Howe Ridge Fire ...

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Glacier Park Wildfires See Stronger Winds

Unsettled weather is forecast for the next few days     WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Monday’s weather was a mix of good and bad news for firefighters working in Glacier National Park. Some rain fell in the West Glacier ...

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Evacuation Warnings Near Glacier Park Fire

A small number of homes are threatened by the wildfire     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities are warning residents they may have to leave their homes because of a fire burning near the southern border of Glacier National ...

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Wildfire Strikes Glacier National Park

Fast-moving fire triggered evacuations     By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana’s Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park following a ...

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Montana Still Recovering from Last Fire Season

State is still recovering from last year’s fire season     By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana is about to enter another potentially severe fire season with a paltry $4 million in a firefighting reserve fund ...

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Glacier Park Rebuild Won’t Permanently Harm Wildlife

Fire in 2017 destroyed dormitory     By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Rebuilding a Glacier National Park backcountry dormitory that burned in a fire last year may temporarily scatter the mountain goats, grizzly bears and other ...

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Air Force Use of Training Device Caused New Mexico Wildfire

Ordnance explosion simulator caused March wildfire     ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Air Force says an investigation has determined that use of a military training devise that simulates the noise and visual flash of ordnance explosions started a March ...

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Montana Boy Training to be a Wildland Firefighter

8-year old Owen knows what he wants to be when he grows up   (KRTV/YouTube)   KRTV News – Owen is 8 years old, and he’s already practicing to do what he plans to do when he grows up.

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New Mexico Sends Crews to Western Wildfires

Crews sent to several states battling wildfires   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters with the New Mexico State Forestry Division are answering the call for help as states around the West are dealing with large wildfires. At least 100 ...

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Montana Wildfires: Rain, Snow Help but Won’t End Season

Change in weather brings challenge to fire crews   By AMY BETH HANSON, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Rain snow and cold have replaced heat and smoke after about two dry months on Montana’s fire lines, leaving crews scrambling ...

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