Montana Public Radio

Kristin Sleeper

Grants Available For Home Wildfire Protection

Jan 13, 2020


The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) plans to award $500 grants to homeowners for fire protection. 

McClusky Fire from Four Corners Trailhead 09/05.

Significantly cooler weather is helping fire crews battling a 2,900 acre wildfire burning east of Butte.

Hot, dry and windy weather spurred the McClusky Fire to nearly triple in size earlier this week. But fire spokesperson Kristin Sleeper describes the McClusky Fire’s growth and behavior over the past 24-hours as minimal