UPDATE: Officials say the massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained.The rain and hail that fell on Wednesday, wasn't enough to extinguish the nearly 400-square-mile Carlton Complex of fires, but it gave crews a chance to dig lines along the south and east parts. The fire is 52% contained.
UPDATE: Watermelon Hill fire is now 100% contained. 4 hand crews and 1 engine strike team will continue to mop up for the next few days. This fire is burning 7 miles SW of Cheney, WA and started on July 19th. More>>
KHQ.COM - Chelan HD Productions has given us permission to show this incredible video they shot with a drone surveying the damage done from the Carlton Complex Fire in the areas of Brewster and Pateros. This video is truly jaw dropping and really shows the level of destruction from the fire. More>>
With just under three weeks of working days from now until the November election, Montana Senator John Walsh is working to bring a bill to a vote that could have a major impact on Montana's wild land and safety.
Early this morning two helicopters and 17 soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard headed to Washington to help battle massive wildfires. More>>
Crews get a handle on wildfires burning it Montana. More>>
A wildfire has started north of Stark Mountain Lookout in the Nine-Mile area outside of Missoula. The fire is currently 1-2 acres.
High winds and hot temperatures fuel three wildfires in western Montana. More>>
The Bitterroot Interagency Dispatch Center says two helicopters and 19 people are on scene of a fire southwest of Darby. The fire is burning in the wilderness and is not threatening any structures. They suspect lightning started the fire that had scorched about two acres by 5 p.m. More>>