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Howe Ridge Fire

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Glacier National Park
National Park Service
PO Box 128 West Glacier Montana 59936
West Glacier, MT 59936

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News Releases — Howe Ridge Fire

Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-27-2018 Released: 8/27/2018
Sunday’s cool and wet weather slowed fire activity on the Howe Ridge Fire. A continuation of this weather pattern on Monday will limit fire growth, but the fire will continue to smolder with the...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-26-18 Released: 8/26/2018
The Howe Ridge Fire continues to burn on the west side of Glacier National Park. An interagency response has been fighting the fire since it began on August 11. A low pressure system will bring...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-25-18 Released: 8/25/2018
The Howe Ridge Fire was active and grew on Friday due to the arrival of a low pressure system with gusty winds. Uphill runs, group tree torching and short-range spotting created a smoke column that...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-24-18 Released: 8/24/2018
Firefighters have made excellent progress reinforcing existing trail systems and roads and consider these fire containment lines to be prepped and ready if the Howe Ridge Fire reaches them. Today is...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-23-18 Released: 8/23/2018
Howe Ridge FireAugust 23, 2018On Wednesday, the CL-215 “Super Scoopers” dropped water on the southwest edge to slow growth as the fire approached the Inside North Fork Road. Helicopters dropped...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-22-18 Released: 8/22/2018
Howe Ridge FireAugust 22, 2018Fire behavior was moderate on the Howe Ridge Fire on Tuesday, as fuels dried out after Monday’s cool temperatures and rain. Fuels will continue to dry out in today’s...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-21-18 Released: 8/21/2018
Howe Ridge FireAugust 21, 2018Yesterday’s weather system brought variable showers and cooler temperatures which moderated fire behavior and aided in firefighting efforts. However, gusty conditions...
Howe Ridge Fire Update 8-20-18 Released: 8/20/2018
Recorded Fire Information: 406-888-7077 Glacier National Park Information: www.nps.gov/glac 406-888-7800 Media/Fire Information: 406-578-8256 Email: GlacierFlatheadFireInfo@gmail.com Website:...
Howe Ridge Update 8/19/18 Released: 8/19/2018
Howe Ridge Fire August 19, 2018 Due to recent fire activity, weather predictions for the next 24-36 hours, and recommendations from the Incident Management Team, Glacier National Park has issued...
Howe Ridge Fire Update, August 18 Released: 8/18/2018
Howe Ridge Fire August 18, 2018 The Howe Ridge Fire continued to move slowly south and west overnight through heavy dead and down forest fuels, primarily from the 2003 Robert Fire. Isolated...