Contact Us
wildfire

wildfire

Thompson Fire
Photo courtesy of NBC Montana
[

Sheep Fire Less Active on Friday – Evacuations Remain in Place

The Sheep Fire, part of the Thompson-Divide Complex, blew up on Thursday, prompting the closure of an 8-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 2 and evacuation notices for more than 100 homes and businesses. However, NBC Montana reports clouds and heavy smoke made the Sheep Fire less active on Friday.

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Credit: David McNew / Getty Images
Credit: David McNew / Getty Images
[

Montana Close to Record for Bad Air Quality

Air quality has been a major problem in western Montana this summer, and many are wondering if this is the worst summer for breathing ever recorded. According to Meteorologist Chris Gibson, it isn’t quite the worst, but it is pretty close

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags: , ,
Sheep Fire
Photo courtesy of Heidi Stewart
[

Mandatory Evacuations Issued for Essex – Sheep Fire Grows Over 1,000 Acres

Mandatory evacuations were issued yesterday afternoon in the town of Essex as the Sheep Fire overwhelms Flathead County.

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Water Drop
Photo courtesy of NBC Montana
[

West Fork Fish Creek Fire in Lolo National Forest Leads to Closures, Evacuations

The West Fork Fish Creek Fire burning in the Lolo National Forest has received very little attention, but now that it has grown to nearly 2,600 acres.

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Morrell Complex - fire INCI web
[

Morrell Complex Fire Tops 525 Acres Near Seeley Lake [YouTube]

One of the many fires burning in western Montana is the Morrell Complex, located not far from Seeley Lake.

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Friday Storm
Photo courtesy of Eric Taylor
[

Friday Night Storm Clears the Air in Missoula Valley, Most of Western Montana – Fire Update Through Saturday Morning

Many Missoulians and folks residing in western Montana are thanking Mother Nature this morning for some much needed precipitation. The rain and wind led to clear skies, greeting residents with fresh air and a little less smoke. 

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Reynolds Creek Fire
Photo courtesy of NBC Montana
[

Fire in Glacier National Park 67 Percent Contained

The Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park is 67 percent contained, the Associated Press reports, but certain weather conditions this week aren't looking to decrease the flames with upcoming warm temperatures and low humidity. 

Read More

Reynolds Creek Fire
Photo courtesy of NBC Montana
[

Wildfire Officials Say Reynolds Creek Fire Over 60 Percent Contained

Firefighters have been performing new fire prevention tactics on the Reynolds Creek Fire in Glacier National Park in an effort to strengthen fire lines with new "burnout operations."

Read More

Blue Mountain
[

Lightning Caused Fire Reported on Blue Mountain [YouTube]

Fire Information Officer for Lolo National Forest Boyd Hartwig told KGVO News that a new fire was spotted Thursday afternoon on the Missoula Ranger District.

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Lolo-Creek-Fire-Landscape
[

Wildfires in Western and Central Montana – State Headlines [YouTube]

The Reynolds Creek Fire is now over 1,000 acres on the east side of Glacier National Park. Another fire near Townsend is causing evacuations and closing roads in the area.

Read More

Jason-Johnson-Uniform
[

Scam Robs Elderly man of Life Savings – State Headlines [YouTube]

An elderly man who lives in a cabin was scammed out of his life savings, and is now being assisted by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office.

Read More

Category: Missoula News Tags:
Wildfire
[

Fire Crews Respond to Wildfire Near Glacier National Park

UPDATE: Flathead National Forest officials are reporting the Glacier Rim Fire was last sized at 30 acres. Flathead National Forest Spokeswoman Ema Braunberger said the blaze was approaching the edge of Glacier National Park, an

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://963theblaze.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Blaze Rock Mob quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The Blaze Rock Mob contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.