Update on West Riverside Fire, August 30th [AUDIO]
As of Tuesday morning, the West Riverside Fire has burned 3600 acres. Fire Information Officer Dixie Dees provides the percentage of containment, the cost so far to fight the blaze and the number of personnel assigned to the fire.
Gusty winds are expected to fan the flames on the West Riverside Fire throughout the day. View our five day forecast for Western Montana on the main page.
The largest Montana wildfires were still in the southeastern part of the state more than 25 miles from Ashland, the Diamond complex of five fires totaling over 50,000 acres.
The blazes were 80 percent contained.