Posted 9:30 AM 5/17/2013 by Mark Thorsell - KPAX News
PHILIPSBURG - Crews are continuing to gain ground on the Rumsey Gulch Fire that's burning just outside of Philipsburg.
Fire officials reports the blaze is holding at just under 350 acres, and that containment has grown to 90%.
Firefighters are continuing to work on mop operations as (More)
Posted 7:50 PM 5/16/2013 by MTN News
PHILIPSBURG - A fallen tree that struck a power line is being blamed for a fire that consumed five homes near Philipsburg this week.
The Rumsey Gulch Fire also destroyed three outbuildings before crews were able to get a handle on it. As of this afternoon, it was 90 percent contained. It (More)
Posted 6:54 AM 5/16/2013 by Marnee Banks - MTN News
HELENA - Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton tells us that one person is in custody in connection with the fires that are burning northeast of Helena.
Sheriff Dutton has not yet released the person's name, or indicated what charges the person may be facing.
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Posted 7:32 AM 5/15/2013 by Katy Harris - MTN News
WISE RIVER - A wildfire that gave Wise River residents a run for their money has calmed down.
The Pioneer fire broke out Monday afternoon about five miles west of Wise River, and burned about 33 acres on both sides of Highway 43.
Officials declared the blaze 100% contained at around (More)