Although the landscape looks different in the North Hills area, every evacuated resident still has a home thanks to the efforts of local firefighters.
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HELENA – The United States Forest Service Air Tanker Base in Helena set several records this past weekend, including drops made in a single day.
HELENA – The Lewis and Clark Library introduced their newest addition to their mobile libraries on Monday, Words on Wheels.
HELENA – The North Hills fire is a reminder that people who live in areas where wildfires are possible need to take initiative to be ready, in case an emergency evacuation is ordered.
The North Hills Fire grew to around 4,200 acres Monday morning as crews continue to battle the wildfire north of Helena.
After months of hard work, 4-H members in the Helena area showed off and sold the animals they’ve raised at their annual livestock auction.
Firefighters say they are starting to make progress against the North Hills Fire, burning north of Helena, however, the weather continues to create concerns.
Lewis and Clark Co. Emergency Management thanked the Helena community for the strong support of the firefighters battling the North Hills Fire.
Helena police said speed appeared to be a factor in a Saturday morning crash on U.S. Highway 12 that killed a 19-year-old Helena man identified by Lewis and Clark County Sheriff-Coroner Leo Dutton on Sunday as Austin McKittrick.
Authorities say a 17-year-old Great Falls boy died Saturday afternoon after diving off a cliff into the Missouri River north of Helena.
As of 9:30 Saturday evening, incident commanders estimated the fire had burned at least 2,600 acres.
Lewis and Clark Co. Sheriff Leo Dutton ordered new evacuations for the North Hills Fire on Saturday night.
Helena police said speed appeared to be a factor in a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 12 Saturday morning.
Authorities say the fire burning in Helena’s North Hills has grown to around 100 acres on Saturday morning.