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Firefighter Killed In Idaho Forest Fire
The US Forest Service has identified a firefighter killed in an Idaho wildfire Sunday as Anne Veseth, age 20, a seasonal firefighter for the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest.
Veseth, as native of Moscow, Idaho and a sophomore at Lewis and Clark State College In Lewiston, was apparently struck by …
Fires Begin to Heat Up Again – Sept 2
The winds were blowing and the temperature began to rise Friday in the Bitterroot Valley.
Fire managers watched their forest fires begin to come back to life by the afternoon. And with the forecast for temperatures back into the 90s by late next week, the chances of fire growth are good...
The Lingering Lutz Fire and Others – Aug 26
Here's the latest on other fires in the vicinity of the Bitterroot Valley - as of the afternoon of August 26.
East of the valley, the Lutz Fire on the Beaverhead-Deer Lodge National Forest is currently estimated at 584 acres. It's a lightning-caused forest fire that is south of Skalkaho …
Saddle Fire Approaches Hughes Creek – Aug 25
The Ravalli County Sheriff's Office has been notifying about 50 residences in the West Fork drainage that they are under Stage 1 Evacuation orders because of the 21,000 acre Saddle Fire.
Stage 1 is a warning to homeowners to prepare to leave as quickly as possible should an evacuation be nece…
Saddle Complex Tuesday Morning – 18,275 Acres
The jump in size Monday night on the Saddle Complex of forest fires was not repeated Tuesday. The growth was small in comparison, but the blaze is still growing. As of Tuesday morning, the estimated size is 18,275 acres. A helicopter, 13 engines and over a hundred people are on the fire...

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