The smokey haze you see over Billings started to creep in late last week.Meteorologists in Billings say that the smoke will linger until late this week.  Chief of Communications for the Bureau of Land Management, Al Nash said,

right now, most of the smoke is not from fires in Montana.

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Larry Wilson, Townsquare Media

The smoke hovering over Billings is actually from wild fires burning in Canada and Alaska.  There are nearly 300 fires burning in Alaska and between the West Coast and Canada there are almost 100 more fires.



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