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Fire Danger EXTREME in Missoula County - Stage 2 Restrictions Start July 27

MISSOULA - Interagency wildland fire officials with the Missoula County Fire Protection Association (MCFPA) have determined fire danger to be EXTREME. Stage 2 restrictions will go into effect Thursday, July 27 at 12:01 a.m.

As folks in the Missoula area can see, lightning strikes ignited multiple fires, and in the past few weeks a few have escaped initial attack. While response times have been typically fast, fires starting in dry, windy conditions present challenges to even the most seasoned of fire crews and aerial r...


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