Glacier Park Fire Flares Up as Temperatures Rise

By | September 6, 2018

Howe Ridge Fire as seen from the Camas Road on Wednesday. Justin Franz | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon reports that as temperatures continue to rise across Northwest Montana, the Howe Ridge Fire in Glacier National Park was actively burning near the Inside North Fork Road on Wednesday.

A large smoke plume could be seen emerging from the southwest side of the fire early Wednesday afternoon and flames were visible from the Camas Road. Sonja Hartmann, a public information officer for the Type 1 incident management team that is coordinating firefighting efforts in Glacier, said the fire was burning in thick underbrush and fallen timber, remnants from the Robert Fire in 2003.

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