Bryan Henry http://mtpr.org en Rain delaying start of fire season across much of state http://mtpr.org/post/rain-delaying-start-fire-season-across-much-state <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State wildfire experts are saying heavy spring rain in Eastern Montana is lowering the risk for an extreme fire season across much of the state.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Leaders of state and federal agencies dealing with wildfire suppression briefed Governor Steve Bullock this week.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But Capitol Reporter Dan Boyce tells us those officials are still expecting much more severe conditions in Southwest Montana</span></p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:14:56 +0000 Dan Boyce 3371 at http://mtpr.org Rain delaying start of fire season across much of state