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President Joe Biden will meet with Montana Governor Greg Gianforte and other Western governors today to discuss the 2021 wildfire season in the West as part of the president’s discussion with them about wildfire response and prevention. Gianforte will speak specifically about the wildfire situation in Montana where more than 268,594 acres have burned and 36 fires are currently active. The meeting follows a midweek briefing between Western lawmakers and members of Biden’s Cabinet. Vice President Kamala Harris also plans to attend.