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The smoke Saturday September 13 at the Johnson Bar Fire in Idaho. (USFS Photo)
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September Idaho Forest Fires Bring Smoke to the Bitterroot

Smoke from Idaho forest fires is invading the Bitterroot Valley with the recent hot, dry weather.

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Thanks for All the Smoke, California and Washington!

California is just one of the states sending smoke from wildfires into Western Montana. (NWS/USFS Photo)

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Smoke from the Lost Horse Fire Friday evening. (Fullerton Photo)
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Lightning Ignites the Lost Horse Fire in the Bitterroot

Two helicopters were dropping water on the lightning caused Lost Horse Fire Friday evening.

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One of Neptune's flock of firefighting aircraft. (Fullerton Photo)
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Wildfire Fight Continues in Northwest

The Carlton Complex of forest fires is now listed as the largest wildfire in Washington state history - and it's still growing.

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A smokey sunset at Flathead Lake July 16th. (Fullerton Photo)
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Smoke Bothers Western Montanans

Fires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia, Canada, are pouring smoke into Western Montana.

Officials say there are at least 25 forest fires in British Columbia, Washington state fires includes the 7,000 acre Carlton Fire and Oregon has over 110,000 acres on fire, including the Pittsburgh Fire, the Bridge 99 Complex, the Pine Creek Complex and the Waterman Complex

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The Gold Pan Fire near Magruder Corridor. (USFS Photo)
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Gold Pan Fire in Wilderness Sends Smoke into Bitterroot Valley

The Gold Pan Fire in the Frank Church Wilderness grew to about 2,000 acres over the weekend and sent a large column of smoke into the air and over the south end of the Bitterroot Valley.

Tod McKay of the Bitterroot National Forest said the fire is burning about 3 miles east of the Salmon Mountain Lookout on the West Fork Ranger District

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The Gold Pan Fire July 18. (USFS Photo)
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Two New Forest Fires Erupt in the Wilderness Areas

Of the fires popping up from recent lightning storms, two are of note to Bitterroot Valley residents.

Many people saw smoke drifting into the valley from the California Point Fire on the north end of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness

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The Papoose Fire on July 16. (USFS Photo)
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Smoke and Flames – Forest Fire Update – Friday July 19

The largest forest fire in the area is on the Salmon-challis National Forest - the Papoose Fire (see photo). It is over 5,000 acres and is burning in steep, rocky, inaccessible areas along the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

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A helicopter dropping water on the edge of the Rough Creek Fire in Idaho. (USFS Photo)
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Montana and Idaho Forest Fires – Updated Wednesday Morning July 17

The weather is playing a big role in Idaho forest fires this week. thunderstorms rolled through the area Tuesday and are predicted again Wednesday.

On the 4,700-acre Papoose fire above the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, rolling rocks and logs down toward the river are a concern, along with some flash flooding in areas of the Salmon-Challis National Forest that were burned in last year's massive fire season

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A helicopter with water bucket in Idaho. (USFS Photo)
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Papoose Fire Continues to Grow Above the Salmon River in Idaho

The Papoose Fire, burning near the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho, has continued to grow in rough, steep and generally inaccessible landscape.

By Monday evening, July 15, the forest fire on the Salmon-Challis National Forest was estimated over 3,700 acres and portions were burning downhill toward the river

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