Posts Tagged ‘forest fires in Montana’

Smoke Gets in Your… Well, Everywhere

By BOB WIRE - August in Missoula means forest fire smoke is everywhere. It’s insidious. You can’t escape it. It’s like bluegrass. I even wrote a song about it.... more

Young Men, Fire, and the Missoula Fire Lab

By MARK VOSBURGH - It's August, it's hot, and it's fire season. If you haven't read Norman Maclean's Montana literary classic, "Young Men and Fire", now is the time.... more

Montana Wildfires: What Are the Odds?

By MARK VOSBURGH - With the Scratch Gravel Hill fire burning near Helena, our wildfire season has begun in Western Montana. What are the odds of forest near you burning?... more

Will Our Forests Burn this Summer?

By MARK VOSBURGH - You are a fire-adapted Missoulian. Wildfires don't come as a surprise, but the question lingers: Will this be one of those summers that brings fires?... more