FIRE DANGER Ratings in Missoula County
The kinds of fuel on our landscape, the amount of rain that falls, the direction of the wind, the day's
temperature and humidity
-- these factors all help
in Missoula County
c) Missoula County Fire Protection Association 2011-16
STRUCTURE ON FIRE (house / business building), CALL 9-1-1.
Accidental WILDLAND FIRE (forest / open field or land), CALL 9-1-1.
Protecting People, Homes & Natural Resources | SW Montana
How to Help
Missoula County Fire
CALL 9-1-1 ... IF YOU SEE AN ILLEGAL or UNWANTED FIRE in Missoula County:
FIRE DANGER RATING SYSTEM
In times of HIGH fire danger, even a small ignition can lead quickly to a catastrophic wildfire - particularly if your local FIRE
AGENCY RESOURCES ARE BUSY fighting a wildfire somewhere else. When wildland fires occur at the fringes of our communities, where rural-
or wildland-fire response is always limited, these ignitions can and do threaten and destroy family dwellings.
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Learn how to prepare for wildland fire.
determine what kind of FIRE DANGER exists in Missoula County during wildfire season.
NO burning of leaves & grass
Fire Danger: LOW
General Outdoor Burning Season by Permit is open for the 2017 season. Please, be careful with sources
of combustion and fire. Read more about legal safe burning.