Montana Winds Down Quiet 2018 Fire Season

By | September 23, 2018

The Howe Ridge Fire burns above Lake McDonald late Tuesday. Justin Franz | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon has an article that begins…

Storms this week are dumping rain across Montana and bringing the state closer to the end of a fire season that’s been much smaller and much less expensive than 2017’s record-setting year.

Fires this year have burned 143 square miles acres across Montana, which is about 7 percent of the record 2,134 square miles that burned in 2017.

Read the full article here.

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