Western Montana has been extremely wet this spring and fire season may seem like it’s a long ways off, but the Missoula Rural Fire Department Captain Michael Bowman says crews had a run in on Wednesday with an out-of-control, controlled burn.
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Smoke from surrounding fires continues to filter into Missoula. Environmental Health and Air Quality Specialist Sarah Coefield explains. “We saw some of that smoke head in to Missoula last night around nine,” said Coefield. “A lot of folks between 8:30 and 9 really started to notice…
45 homes have been evacuated near the expanding Copper King Fire by Thompson Falls, but a new weather system has made firefighting easier. Fire Information Officer Tom Rhode says that cooler temperatures have helped the new type one management team lay down a lot of new fire line.