Firefighting officials on the Crow Reservation say they responded to a dozen small, early-season wildfires over the past week in southeastern Montana.
The Kansas National Guard has sent two helicopters to help local firefighters battle wildfires burning about 20-25 miles southwest of Medicine Lodge in Barber County.
A lawyer who represents more than 81,000 wildfire victims flagged the escalating concerns during a Wednesday court hearing held by conference call.
Pacific Gas & Electric said Monday it will plead guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2018 fire in Northern California that killed 84 people and decimated three towns.
Firefighters fought brush fires in several New Hampshire towns, including one fire that came within feet of a home.