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Fire Danger VERY HIGH in Missoula County

MISSOULA – Interagency wildland fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association (MCFPA) have determined fire danger within Missoula County to be VERY HIGH.

Recent days have been extremely dry with little moisture causing vegetation and grasses to cure. This fine, dead fuel is the primary carrier of fire in the wildland, and when fires get established in this fuel type they spread out of control rapidly. Temperatures are expected to remain consistently hot and dry throughout the week - conditions to dry out even further. All fu...

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