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Wildfires

LAME DEER, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire bore down on rural southeastern Montana towns Thursday as continuing hot, dry weather throughout the West drove flames through more than a dozen states. Several thousand people in Montana remained under evacuation orders as the Richard Spring Fire advanced across the sparsely-populated Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation. Meanwhile, California’s…

As wildfires stretch federal resources and personnel to their limits, the U.S. Forest Service moves into PL5 – with potentially dire consequences for Wyoming. Considering the massive wildfires burning in Wyoming and throughout the United States, the U.S. Forest Service made a sobering announcement. As of last week, the agency has entered Preparedness Level 5…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in Oregon, threatened California’s power supply. Nearly 60 wildfires tore through bone-dry timber and brush from Alaska to Wyoming, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Arizona, Idaho and Montana accounted…


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