Fires are torching Montana, and the money is running out

As the rain thankfully falls, there will be a small reprieve from the fire concerns. But single storm won’t right the rain deficit, and the fire threat is likely to remain through the fall. In Montana, where they’ve been fighting fires all summer, the resources are dwindling. Matt Volz with the Associated Press has the

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Fire crews battle to halt spread of Montana blaze, largest in the U.S.

The largest wildfire in the country is burning not far west of Minot. The Lodgepole Complex fire is burning in East-Central Montana and has thus far swallowed up more than 270,000 acres. Cooler, more humid weather that past few days has allowed fire fighters to gain ground with containment approaching 40% as of yesterday. The

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