Osage Nation firefighters head to Montana to fight wildfire
September 10, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Firefighters from the Oklahoma-based Osage Nation are headed to Montana to help fight wildfires.
Television station KOTV reports thousands of acres of land have been scorched by wildfires in Montana, which has experienced widespread drought.
The Osage Nation was recruited to help fight the wildfires by the Flathead Reservation in Montana. Firefighter Britton Redeagle says the Flathead Reservation sends firefighting teams to Oklahoma during the winter months when wildfires are common in the state.
Redeagle says Osage Nation firefighters plan to depart for Montana on Sun...