Your resource page for the latest updates--including photos and videos--from wildfires burning in and around Montana.
Montana Fire Season 2022: 10 Largest Wildfires Burning Right Now
Here's an updated list of the largest wildfires currently burning in Montana.
Garceau Fire on Flathead Reservation Nearing Containment
The Garceau Fire that has been burning on the Flathead Reservation since August 16 is now in the mop-up stage.
New Ground Fire Retardant Helps Prevent Fires in Montana
“With the ground applied units our employees will go around and put an application by the ground that can be a lot more accurate,” he said.
Lightning Storms Cause Multiple Small Fires in Western Montana
The National Weather Service reports that over 200 lightning strikes in the western Montana area late Friday resulted in numerous small fires being battled over the weekend.
Elmo Fire Now 66 Percent Contained With $12 Million Spent So Far
The Elmo Fire burning near the west shore of Flathead Lake is now almost two-thirds contained.
Elmo Fire Mushrooms to 20,000 Acres and Has Cost $6.2 Million
Our news team spoke to Fire Information Officer Kelli Roemer on Thursday for the latest update on the human-caused fire.
Montanans Know Red Flag Warnings. Some Say They're Not Effective
It's fire season in Montana and we'll hear Red Flag Warnings almost daily. Interestingly, the warnings were never really meant for the general public.
One Injured While Fighting the Weasel Fire Near Canadian Border
The Weasel Fire is burning in steep, heavily timbered terrain near the U.S. Canadian Border in the Rexford-Fortine Ranger District.
Northwest Fire Crews Continue to Battle With the Moose Fire
The Moose Fire burning near Salmon Idaho in the Salmon-Challis National Forest has been burning since July 17 and has consumed nearly 60,000 acres, primarily in wilderness areas.
Latest on the Elmo Fire Near Flathead Lake in Montana
The Elmo Fire, burning near the west shore of Flathead Lake is now estimated to be over 16,000 acres and about 10 percent contained.