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Montana Wildfires

Wildfire Stories: First Day on the Job

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
W. Scott Olsen

Here is a question. Why are the best stories, the important stories, always about something else? You want to tell a story about going to the store...

Stubborn Wildfires Vex Crews In Northwest

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters battled stubborn blazes that kept residents from homes in Montana, Wyoming and Washington as authorities worrie...

Wildfires Ravage Remote Montana Indian Reservation

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

ASHLAND, Mont. (AP) — Ten-year-old Sheldon Limpy kicked through a jumble of burned metal and charred wood, frowning his way through the ruins where ...

Montana Wildfires Burn Homes, Cause Injuries

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Firefighters struggled Thursday to gain control of major Montana wildfires that burned houses and caused injuries, even as cre...

Wildfire Forces Evacuations On Montana Reservation

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — As a wildfire's flames raced to the edge of Lame Deer town limits, police drove the streets with loudspeakers blaring orders fo...

Investigators Probe Cause Of Montana Wildfires

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Green

BROWNING, Mont. -- A Blackfeet tribal spokesman says investigators believe a downed power line and a spark from a chimney caused the two wildfires tha...

Crews Gaining Ground On Montana Wildfires

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Green

BROWNING, Mont. — A pair of rare winter wildfires fueled by 60 mph gusts burned buildings and forced hundreds from their homes overnight on Mont...

Wildfires On Blackfeet Reservation Force Evacuations

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green

BROWNING, Mont. (AP) — A pair of rare winter wildfires fueled by 60 mph gusts burned buildings and forced hundreds from their homes overnight on Mon...