Fires Flare Up Across Northwest Montana

By | August 12, 2015

The Flathead Beacon reports that the lightning storms that blanketed Northwest Montana earlier this week have sparked more than a dozen small fires across the region and fire managers worry those blazes could grow as hot and dry weather continues through the week. While the Thompson Fire in Glacier National Park has gained the most public attention as it burns more than 11,000 acres of land north of Nyack, firefighters are busy Wednesday battling smaller blazes that have cropped up. Tuesday afternoon was especially busy, according to Flathead County Fire Service Area Manager Lincoln Chute. Read the full story here.

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