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Evening Newscast 08-05-19

Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast
Josh Burnham
Montana Public Radio Evening Newscast

Officials are marking the 70th anniversary of a tragic fire north of Helena that killed 13 firefighters and prompted the U.S. Forest Service to rethink fire training, safety and research.

Broadwater county is seeking help to pay for prosecuting a man charged with accountability to the May 2017 shooting death of a sheriff's deputy. 

Police in Great Falls are investigating after a man was struck and killed while crossing the street.

The Montana Commissioner of Political Practices today rejected the Republican Party’s complaint against Governor Steve Bullock, which alleged the Democrat is using state resources in his campaign for president.

The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff issued new evacuation orders for residents of the Flesher Acres area, located on the east side of Flesher Pass.

Today is the first day in a week that some part of Montana is not under red flag warning because of concerns over rapid fire growth due to high temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds.

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