MTPR

Evening Newscast 07-26-19

Jul 26, 2019

The incident commander on the wildfire burning about six miles north of Missoula says he’s bracing for some weather-related challenges this weekend.

The Moss Ranch fire on the Flathead Indian Reservation has grown to 450-acres in a matter of days.

Hot, dry, windy weather and dangerous fire conditions are expected tomorrow in parts of north and central Montana.

Firefighters are attacking a fire discovered this afternoon in Helena’s North Hills, and an ongoing fire near the ghost town of Bannack faces challenges from military ordinance and dry conditions.

A 79-year-old ex-high school athletic trainer from Miles City who admitted coercing boys into sexual abuse over decades wants to serve his time at a prison specializing in long-term medical care.