Fire Season
3:09 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Fire Season Information

Forest fires in Glacier National Park in 2003
Forest fires in Glacier National Park in 2003
Credit National Park Service

Here are links and phone numbers for up-to-date information about fire season in the Northern Rockies, including restrictions and closures, and local air quality.

Firewise - be proactive in making your home or landscape safer from wildfire http://www.firewise.org/wildfire-preparedness/be-firewise/home-and-landscape.aspx

Montana Fire Restrictions
Interactive map http://firerestrictions.us/mt/

Incident Information System status reports on fires updated frequently
Montana - http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/state/27/
All States - http://inciweb.nwcg.gov

Northern Rockies Coordination Center http://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/information/information.htm. Check the "NR Morning Report" or "Restrictions and Closures"

National Interagency Fire Center for national fire news http://www.nifc.gov/

Montana Department of Environmental Quality daily forest fire air quality reports http://svc.mt.gov/deq/todaysair/

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has a map of fire restrictions by county http://fwp.mt.gov/news/drought/default.html

Missoula County Air Quality Hotline 406-258-3600 http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/EnvHealth/

Flathead County Air Quality Hotline 406-751-8144

Ravalli/Bitterroot Air Quality Hotline 406-375-6577

Helena Air Quality Hotline 406-447-1644

Great Falls Area Disaster and Emergency Services http://departments.cascadecountymt.gov/disasterandemergencyservices

Butte Area Disaster and Emergency Services http://www.co.silverbow.mt.us/195/Emergency-Management

Montana Road Conditions and Closures http://www.mdt.mt.gov/travinfo/ or dial 511

Montana Red Cross www.montanaredcross.org 800-ARC-MONT (800-272-6668)