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Smoke From Idaho Prescribed Burns Moves Into Western Montana

Aug 28, 2019

Smoke from prescribed burns in Idaho is making its way to western Montana Wednesday as the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest begins its prescribed burn season.

The fires ignited Wednesday are expected to burn for several weeks. According to Missoula County Air Quality specialist Sarah Coefield, "These burns are typically the most smoky during and immediately following ignition."

You can find more informtion at the inciweb page for this burn or from the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest social media accounts: