20 September 2021
1 month ago
The Woods Creek fire grew by about 3,000 acres since the last update and now stands at 18,107 acres, officials said Wednesday
1 month ago
Holter Reservoir from Log Gulch Campground to Holter Dam is closed to all public occupation and recreation due to firefighting aircraft, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks said Wednesday
1 month ago
Officials involved in the Alder Creek Fire met Wednesday morning and determined that the Stage 1 evacuation status in areas of Beaverhead County will remain unchanged
1 month ago
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality alert Monday for a large swath of western and south central Montana as smoke from local and regional fires continues to blanket the state
Billings teen charged with accidentally shooting friend
1 month ago
The Broadwater County Sheriff's Office issued a mandatory evacuation order Wednesday regarding the Woods Creek Fire, saying that residents of Upper Duck Creek Road, Upper Gurnett Creek Road and Dry Gulch Road need to leave their properties
1 month ago
Additional fire restrictions are in place for properties managed by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks in several southwest Montana counties due to high fire danger
Two fires burning near Wise River grew by more than 3,700 acres on Sunday, overnight infrared flight data shows
2 month ago
Two wildfires in Beaverhead County southwest of Butte grew over the weekend, and evacuations of 63 houses and other structures in the Wise River area remained in effect because of the Alder Creek Fire on Monday
2 month ago
Authorities have ordered evacuation of 38 houses and other structures in an area south of Wise River out of caution because of the Alder Creek wildfire and more homes are being threatened
EVACUATIONS: All of Alder Creek, a total of 17 houses, will be evacuated on Thursday due to the wildfire that has burned over 2,583 acres
2 month ago
The Alder Creek Fire west of Wise River became a Type 1 wildland fire this week based on its complexity and potential to become a large fire and threaten structures
Shots fired in the 300 block of S 28th St. Suspect fired several rounds striking a vehicle and a nearby business. Vehicle was occupied but no know injuries. Two male suspect and two female suspects fled on foot. Investigation ongoing. -Sgt Puckett
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Montana "The bear is also believed to have entered a chicken coop in town that night, killing and eating several chickens. Officials searched by helicopter for the grizzly again Wednesday but couldn't find it
2 month ago
Tornado Warning including Sand Springs MT until 9:30 PM MDT
2 month ago
Tornado Warning including Savoy MT, Coburg MT until 8:45 PM MDT
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A woman told police officers a man wearing a black hoodie pulled a gun on her late Sunday night and robbed her shortly after she closed up a fireworks stand behind the Met Tavern at 1375 Harrison Ave
2 month ago
Multiple law enforcement agencies investigating a Friday shooting that happened near a campground in Sanders County.
A shooting occurred in the 100 block alley west of North 27th Street on 6/24 at 2345 hours. Two males sustained gun shot wounds and were transported to a local hospital. Billings Police are investigating
2 month ago
At about 5 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the 200 block of Elm Street to investigate a report of man violating a protection order
2 month ago
The children, ranging in age from 4 to 17, were on their way back from a beach vacation when their van became enmeshed in a pileup that involved at least 17 vehicles, some of which caught fire
At 7:34 p.m. Monday evening the Billings Police Department responded to a motorcyclist who crashed into a tree in the 500 block of Killarney Street
3 month ago
In 1994, after leading police on a slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways, O.J. Simpson was arrested and charged with murder in the slayings of his ex-wife and her friend, and more events that happened on this day in history
3 month ago
Firefighters and neighbors worked to quash a small grass fire off Rocky Road on Monday as temperatures reached over 100 degrees. The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning from 9 a.m. to midnight Tuesday for Hill and
Accident with injuries 1900 block of King Ave W. Motorcycle traveling at high rate of speed struck median and lost control. Male driver 37 and female passenger 27 were transported to area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Road is open.
3 month ago
Tornado Warning including Volt MT until 8:45 PM MDT
3 month ago
Tornado Warning including Sidney MT, Fairview MT, Crane MT until 4:45 PM MDT
3 month ago
Tornado Warning including Sidney MT, Crane MT until 4:15 PM MDT
The @LoloNF reports that maps indicate there were close to 300 lightning strikes in the last 24 hours. Some small wildfires are also being reported
1400 block of 1st Ave N. 33 year male arrived at the hospital with a single gun shot wound. Believed to be non-life threatening injuries and unknown suspect at this time. Investigation on-going.
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