Since last summer overgrown lots have again overtaken the city. Many more vacant and burnt homes will pose problems in keeping the community presentable. Very few, if any, have been demolished over the past year and the number of dilapidated homes and structures continue to increase unabated. Pictured are the ruins of a burnt home in historic downtown Helena.

Since last summer overgrown lots have again overtaken the city. Many more vacant and burnt homes will pose problems in keeping the community presentable. Very few, if any, have been demolished over the past year and the number of dilapidated homes and structures continue to increase unabated. Pictured are the ruins of a burnt home in historic downtown Helena.