“It is critical that we have adequate fuel supplies. This is particularly necessary for air support during this fire season,” Gordon said in a statement.
KALISPELL — Montana had 35 wildfires that each burned more than 100 acres (40 hectares), costing the state more than $95 million this year.
MISSOULA — Montana may have lost $240.5 million in tourist spending in 2017 due to "severe smoke and fires," according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Montana Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research.
Wyoming will likely have a "light to normal" fire season this year, according to the state's forester.
CASPER, Wyo. — While the nation experienced one of its worst wildfire seasons, Wyoming firefighters battled about as many blazes as a typical year.
MISSOULA — The length of wildfire seasons across the globe and the burnable areas of Earth’s surface have drastically increased in the past th…
Their names are etched in smokejumper lore, but it’s the legacies of Earl Cooley and Rufus Robinson that today’s jumpers appreciate most.
HELENA — With an above-average fire season predicted for Montana and throughout the West, state officials are looking to alternative firefight…
The end of Wednesday also brings with it the official end of Montana's 2012 wildfire season.