According to the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, it has been a quieter fire season than usual in the state so far.
Firefighters in Jefferson County do not expect a wildfire burning south of Boulder to grow.
A fire burning in the mountains south of Boulder is approximately 13 acres and 75 percent contained.
The fire has destroyed numerous private homes and structures, but there have been no reported injuries.
Crews are entering a mop-up stage for the Shellrock Fire while the 467 Trail Fire is 50 percent contained.
The Howe Ridge Fire in Glacier National Park has now burned an estimated 7,835 acres
Bilton and his father tried to escape the flames in their rental car, but soon realized they were trapped.
People have come from near and far to spend part of their summer in Glacier National Park despite the smoky conditions.
Wildfires burning in Montana and other Western states has resulted in widespread hazy skies
Firefighters continue to make progress on the Shellrock and 467 Trail fires.
The teams from Missoula and other Montana cities have been fighting the Mendocino Complex fires.
The Howe Ridge Fire has burned an estimated 3,500 acres as of Saturday, August 18; there have been no reported injuries.
Bilton and his father jumped into their rental car, trying to escape, but there was no way out.
Containment on two wildfires burning north of Helena grew on Thursday.
The lightning-sparked Shellrock Fire, centered about 25 miles north of Helena, has burned an estimated 350 acres
The Shellrock Fire burning north of Helena remains at 300 acres while the 467 Trail Fire southeast of Lincoln grew by about 10 acres.
Firefighters planned a burn operation on Tuesday due to the favorable weather conditions.
Fire officials warn that Lewis and Clark County is on the cusp of needing Stage I fire restrictions after an active fire weekend.
Montana DNRC said current firefighting resources are stretched thin across not only Montana, but the nation.
The Shellrock fire north of Helena could threaten structures while the 467 Trail fire south of Lincoln is 60 percent contained.