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Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

Jerry Lee Lewis: Sustained by brief blaze of glory

“Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story”

December 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Fire burns out at propane store; spark uncertain

JACKSON, Wyo. — Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ignite in a series of dramatic explosions.

November 22, 2014 12:47 pmLoading…
Wyoming has light wildfire season

Wyoming has light wildfire season

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming saw its least active wildfire season in five years, freeing up state firefighters to help with wildfires in other states, state Forester Bill Crapser said Tuesday.

November 18, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Late-season wildfire burns west of Buffalo

BUFFALO, Wyo. — A small, late-season wildfire is burning in the country west of Buffalo but might not last long with wintry weather expected in the days ahead.

November 09, 2014 2:45 pmLoading…

Officials identify man who died in house fire

KALISPELL — Flathead County officials have released the name of a 66-year-old Somers man who died in a weekend house fire.

October 21, 2014 10:20 amLoading…

House fire in Lolo, nobody hurt

LOLO — Firefighters extinguished a house fire in the Missoula County community of Lolo on Sunday.

October 05, 2014 3:27 pmLoading…
Man dies of injuries from Butte apartment fire

Man dies of injuries from Butte apartment fire

BUTTE — Officials say a 33-year-old man whose apartment caught fire died late Thursday night.

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Judge sentences woman to 8 years in Cheyenne arson

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to eight years in prison for torching a failing restaurant she owned in a Cheyenne hotel two years ago, an act prosecutors say endangered more than 50 people staying there.

October 01, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

1 injured in Missoula apartment fire

MISSOULA — Firefighters responded to a blaze at a Missoula apartment building that injured one resident and damaged four apartments.

September 28, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…

$2M bond set for man charged in motel fire

GILLETTE — A judge has set a $2 million cash bond for a 58-year-old man accused of setting a Gillette motel on fire with about 60 people inside.

September 15, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

Casper man accused of starting Gillette hotel fire

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say last weekend's fire at a Gillette motel was started by a Casper man angry with a woman after the two smoked methamphetamine together.

September 11, 2014 3:15 pmLoading…

Gillette motel fire displaces 50; cause suspicious

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a fire that broke out in a Gillette motel, displacing about 50 people, started under suspicious circumstances.

September 08, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming woman hit by bus, dies at Burning Man

BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. — A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.

August 28, 2014 3:32 pmLoading…

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…
Firefighters extinguish Heights house fire

Firefighters extinguish Heights house fire

Dave Park and his family were only gone for about an hour on Sunday when he suspected that something was awry after arriving home at 2007 Ida St.

May 04, 2014 1:49 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: As fire season approaches, let’s create ‘charter forests’

With the number and severity of wildfires increasing dramatically, it’s time to rethink management policies for our national forest system.

April 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gardiner fire department has some 'mature' members

Gardiner fire department has some 'mature' members

PRAY — The 63-year-old chief of Gardiner’s volunteer fire department has this joke with some of his volunteers: You can quit the department when you bring a note from the coroner.

March 08, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Fire crews respond to burning boxcar near Riverfront Park

Fire crews respond to burning boxcar near Riverfront Park

A railcar burned near Riverfront Park on Sunday morning and the blaze may have been intentionally set, according to officials.

February 16, 2014 11:17 amLoading…
Officials warn of toxic smoke near North Dakota derailment

Officials warn of toxic smoke near North Dakota derailment

CASSELTON, N.D. — Many residents evacuated a southeastern North Dakota town overnight after a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded, and officials warned that acrid smoke could blow into the area.

December 31, 2013 8:45 am Photos

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Chickens take heat for coop fire in Riverton

RIVERTON, Wyo. — They say Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. In Riverton, it's some chickens that are taking the heat.

December 30, 2013 4:43 pmLoading…

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