Fire Season
3:09 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Fire Season Information

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)