Wildfire season arrives
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: June 15, 2020

Wildfire season has officially started.

20-25 homes were briefly evacuated near Clancy on Saturday as small wildfire reported around 3:30 p.m. grew to more than 1,500 acres. As of Sunday night the fire was 15 percent contained and had consumed two outbuildings.

Near Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park, a fire burned 170 acres on Saturday. Rains helped firefighters on Sunday and the fire was under control.

With all the fire activity yesterday in the area we were able to provide mutual aid assistance on the Sappington Fire…

Posted by Big Sky Fire Department on Sunday, June 14, 2020

Another fire near Clarkston was also put out on Saturday, and another fire near Porcupine Trail close to Hwy. 191 burned less than an acre.

Porcupine Creek Fire Update: The fire is burning in primarily dead and downed timber in steep country but is isolated to…

Posted by Big Sky Fire Department on Sunday, June 14, 2020

Remember to thank our firefighters.