Montana fires flare up in many areas


HELENA - Hit by bellows of wind and 90-degree temperatures, some of Montana's major wildfires are moving again, chasing firefighters off the lines and promising more extreme fire activity in a wildfire season already two months long.

Officials reported flare-ups late Tuesday west of Missoula, near Lincoln, in Glacier National Park and in the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

A 30-mile stretch of the popular Middle Fork of the Flathead River was closed to floaters this morning because of fire concerns.

Also, a major highway leading from Bozeman to West Yellowstone remained closed this morning after t...

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