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New mapping puts Gibralter Ridge Fire at 1,100 acres, meeting set

EUREKA - New overnight mapping puts the Gibralter Ridge Fire burning near Eureka at 1,133 acres. The blaze sparked during a late Monday thunderstorm and quickly grew forcing several residents to leave their homes. Fire managers say...

Holmes Gulch Fire estimated at 300 acres, evacuations underway

UPDATE (6:08 p.m.) - A public meeting has been set for 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Montana City Fire Hall. The fire is now being called the Holmes Gulch Fire. For all the...

Firefighters in Glacier brace for unpredictable conditions

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK- Fire crews in Glacier National Park, are laying hose and sprinklers to protect structures from the Sprague Fire. Northwest Montana and Glacier National Park remain under a Red Flag Warning for most...

FEMA approves funding for 5 more Montana fires

On Sunday, three large Montana wildfires had been approved to receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Two other fires were approved for funding on Monday. FEMA will release federal funds to help...

Montana author of “Land on Fire” talks wildfires

BILLINGS - Montana author Gary Ferguson made a stop at the Billings Public Library last weekend to speak about his new book, "Land on Fire" and share his perspective about this year's wildfire season. Over 50,000 fires...

Montana Wildfire Relief Fund starts evaluating first grant applications

HELENA - The MTN Montana Wildfire Relief Fund is starting to evaluate applications, as it gets ready to award its first round of grants. The fund is a partnership between the Montana Television Network and...