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Bob Drake

Burning restrictions remain

Burning restrictions remain

Don’t burn that slash pile quite yet.

October 13, 2012 11:30 amLoading…
Friday's lightning sparks many Western Montana fires

Friday's lightning sparks many Western Montana fires

WOLF CREEK — Firefighters are trying to keep a lightning-sparked blaze away from two radio and cell phone towers here amid fears that if they burn, both regular and emergency communication could be cut off. The Little Creek fire, four miles west of Wolf Creek, was one of about 10 fires cause…

August 11, 2012 6:31 pm Related Loading…
Officials ignored warnings before Davis fire

Officials ignored warnings before Davis fire

HELENA — Helena National Forest officials ignored some of their own fire behavior models, part of their own fire prescription, the advice from volunteer firefighters, and a National Weather Service warning before igniting what was to become the $2.2 million, 2,000-acre Davis wildfire last week.

September 04, 2010 9:50 pmLoading…

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