Keep tabs on Montana’s 2023 fire season with MTFP stories and maps showing up-to-date information on air quality and active wildfires.

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Information on wildfires pulled from Inciweb, a federal website designed to give members of the public an overview of the location, size and suppression strategy for active wildfires.

Current air quality

Active fires


Heat returns after temporary relief

Precipitation and cooler temperatures slowed the spread of some wildfires in western Montana last week, offering a bit of relief to firefighters who have been working since late July to contain a number of blazes ignited by dry lightning.