July through September, 2013

As Summer gets drier, forest fires are a problem. Several fires have started south of Bozeman (all lightning caused), and the smoke is visible from our house when the wind is right. “Right” means the wind is blowing smoke away from us so the air is clear enough to see. This is a relatively small fire about 20 or 30 miles from us. Another smaller fire is burning to the right (west). Since these fires do not threaten many structures and fire fighters have been sequestered, there are limited resources being applied.

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