• Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    BLY, Ore. - Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the U.S. West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes.
    Progress was being made on the nation's largest blaze, the Bootleg Fire in Oregon, but less than half of it was contained, fire officials said. The growth of the sprawling fire had slowed, but increased fire activity was expected Saturday, and thousands of homes remained threatened on its eastern side, authorities said.
    “This fire is resistant to stopping at dozer lines," Jim Hanson...
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