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2 air tankers in Wyoming to help with wildfires

BOISE, Idaho — Authorities are bringing in two military air tankers from Wyoming to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere.

July 19, 2014 9:06 pmLoading…
Longboard incident

Longboard incident

Billings police investigate the scene where a man riding a longboard crossed into traffic on Sixth Avenue North and North 32nd Street at 3:30 a.m. and was struck by a car. The driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of DUI and the longboarder was transported to St. Vincent Healthcare…

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Firefighters extinguish South Side trailer fire

Firefighters extinguish South Side trailer fire

Fire crews were called to 4240 Ellington Ave. SW at around 10:40 a.m. Thursday. Three people who were living in the trailer safely escaped the fire.

July 17, 2014 12:23 pmLoading…

Fire at Hutterite colony destroys barn and $80K in hay

SAND COULEE — A fire at the Big Stone Hutterite Colony near Sand Coulee destroyed nearly $80,000 worth of hay and the steel barn where it was stored.

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3 safe after fire caused by careless smoking

3 safe after fire caused by careless smoking

Three people are safe after a fire destroyed their home Thursday morning in southwest Billings.

July 17, 2014 10:55 am Video Photos

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Fire at Cliff House Apartments

Fire at Cliff House Apartments

Firefighters battle a blaze at Cliff House Apartments at 3306 3rd Ave. North on Monday.

July 14, 2014 6:06 pmLoading…
Bench Blvd Grass Fire

Bench Blvd Grass Fire

Firefighters respond to a grass fire at 1801 Bench Blvd. in the Heights on Friday.

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Bench Blvd Grass Fire

Bench Blvd Grass Fire

Firefighters respond to a grass fire at 1801 Bench Blvd. in the Heights on Friday.

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Bench Blvd Grass Fire

Bench Blvd Grass Fire

Firefighters respond to a grass fire at 1801 Bench Blvd. in the Heights on Friday.

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Wyoming wildfire in mop-up stage

Wyoming wildfire in mop-up stage

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Fire crews and equipment are being demobilized from a wildfire in southeast Wyoming.

July 11, 2014 8:40 am Photos

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Fire burns near Medicine Lodge archaeological site

HYATTVILLE, Wyo. — Firefighters have put out a wildfire that burned 19 acres of grassland near the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site on the western slope of the Bighorn Mountains.

July 08, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Wildfire prompts campground evacuation in Medicine Bow National Forest

Wildfire prompts campground evacuation in Medicine Bow National Forest

CASPER, Wyo. — A wildfire burning near Lake Owen in the Medicine Bow National Forest prompted authorities to evacuate a campground and advise residents in the area to shelter in place.

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Justin Daniels

Justin Daniels

Justin Daniels, 27, is shown Wednesday at his home in Casper. Daniels, a plumber, received second-degree burns to his arms, face and neck in a June 6 flash fire at Meadow Wind assisted living center in Casper.

July 07, 2014 6:31 pm

Fireworks suspected, fire destroys Belt house

GREAT FALLS — A rural fire chief says fireworks likely caused a fire that destroyed a house in Belt over the weekend.

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Burglars play with fire at Powell fireworks stand

POWELL, Wyo. — Officials say burglars who broke into a fireworks stand in Powell narrowly averted blowing themselves up after they lighted a fire near shelves stacked with highly volatile fireworks.

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Billings police identify juvenile as suspect in Sports Authority fire

Billings police identify juvenile as suspect in Sports Authority fire

The Billings Police Department on Thursday said it has identified a juvenile suspect in an incident that led to the fire at the Sports Authority building on Tuesday.

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8-year-old, two 10-year-olds charged with negligent arson

HELENA — An 8-year-old and two 10-year-olds were all charged with negligent arson Monday after allegedly setting a pile of garbage on fire in the 1600 block of Warehouse Avenue.

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Fire at Sports Authority damages building

Fire at Sports Authority damages building

Someone may have gotten more than they bargained for Tuesday after an apparent lit firecracker set a cluster of Juniper bushes ablaze in front of Sports Authority, eventually melting a portion of the front signage area of the store.

July 01, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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Water heater catches fire inside trailer home causing minor damage

Water heater catches fire inside trailer home causing minor damage

Hope Rathbun, 35, was only gone for a few minutes, but a few minutes was all it took.

June 18, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Broken circuit panel prompts evacuation of Transwestern 2

Broken circuit panel prompts evacuation of Transwestern 2

A broken circuit panel on the third floor caused a brief evacuation of the Transwestern 2 building, 490 N 31st St., Tuesday morning in Billings.

June 17, 2014 9:10 am Photos

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