A Fire Season for the Record books

The Big Sandy area has had some wildfires in the last several weeks. However, at the time of this writing, all have been put out with little damage. Most of the fires were caused by things catching fire in fields.

That is not true in the rest of the state. One newspaper last week had a headline that said that to date the State of Montana has spent 21 million dollars in putting out wild fires with no hope for stopping other fires until September or even October. That 21 million dollars is going to fight fires that as of last week have burned over 578 square miles which represents at the present...

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