Two fires continued to burn near Billings on Monday.
A fire in Hysham Hills has charred 780 acres since it began Saturday, said Derek Yeager, the fire program manager at the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation.
“We’re still on scene working with the Treasure County folks,” he said.
The DNRC, ranchers and Treasure County firefighters were able to get the fire contained by 3 a.m. Sunday, and “there’s been no perimeter growth since then,” he said.
The department has been able to transfer some personnel and equipment to another fire burning in Golden Valley County, south and east of Ryegate.
DARBY — A Bitterroot National Forest firefighter missing since Sunday afternoon was found alive Monday afternoon by search crews.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Several small wildfires have broken out in northwest Wyoming over the past several days.
Wildfire activity in Montana has been fairly quiet so far in 2014, but officials hope residents don’t let down their guard as the season heats up.
Firefighters attacked and monitored several wildfires around Montana over the weekend.
A Hysham wildfire that broke out Saturday afternoon has devoured 500 acres between Interstate 94 and the Yellowstone River southwest of town, …
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GREAT FALLS — Authorities say a fire truck overturned after colliding with another vehicle as they were headed to a grass fire near Vaughn.
HELENA — The Montana Army National Guard sent 17 soldiers and two CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Washington state to support wildfire fighting o…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two military air tankers from Wyoming are in Boise to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest.
BOISE, Idaho — Authorities are bringing in two military air tankers from Wyoming to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere.
Firefighters are battling a growing wildfire about five miles east of Ryegate.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Recent rains have helped firefighters contain a wildfire in southeastern Wyoming.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Fire crews and equipment are being demobilized from a wildfire in southeast Wyoming.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Firefighters have gained 80 percent containment on a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Laramie.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County Fire Department has hired 10 seasonal firefighters to help fight wildfires this summer.
HYATTVILLE, Wyo. — Firefighters have put out a wildfire that burned 19 acres of grassland near the Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site on…
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Aircraft have been requested to help contain a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Laramie.
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Musselshell County’s Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Jeff Gates, who has overseen his share of major natural disasters, is moving on.
There’s a good reason why it’s hard to see the mountains from Billings recently.
The conditions that allowed the Olin fire to quickly spread to more than 1,200 acres over the weekend has one fire official concerned.
Montana’s wildland fire season got off to a hot start on Friday as a suspected lightning-caused blaze that smoldered for days sprang to life n…
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JACKSON, Wyo. — Some of the best views in Grand Teton National Park will be a bit harder to see over the next month because crews will periodi…