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Missoula County Fire
Protection Association
Protecting People, Homes & Natural Resources | SW Montana
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WELCOME
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Wildfire by Monte Dolack c) 1992
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Missoula County Fire Protection Association
Missoula County Fire Protection Association, of Missoula Montana, is a voluntary, non-profit association. 
 
Our Members include City, Rural, State and Federal FIRE professionals; EMERGENCY service responders; and others who care about local Life, Safety & NATURAL RESOURCE issues.
 
Can we include YOU?
 
Regularly browse this website, where we share vital NEWS and information. You'll find the County Fire Danger level and Outdoor Open Burning links, as well as Community Fire Plans, and info on School Programs and Demonstration Trailer use, and more.
 
 TOGETHER, we can all live fire-adapted,
fire-wise and fire-safe lives on our uniquely fire planet. Contact us, or your fire chief, if you want to bring something to our attention or want to join our cause.
 
Thanks for stopping by today!  
c) Missoula County Fire Protection Association 2011-16
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Mtg Schedule
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Directory
Members
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Updated: 6//17/16
Fire Danger
Burn Permits
Burning Seasons
Fire Restrictions
News Releases
Airshed Maps
Prevention Plans
School Programs
Demonstration Trailer
Smokey Bear Balloon
Prevention
Mtg Schedule
Mtg Minutes
Directory
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Site Map
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BURN PERMITS
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Missoula County
FIRE DANGER
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FIRE
DANGER
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PUBLIC INFO:
How to Help
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MISSOULA COUNTY FIRE NEWS
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Next MCFPA Meeting
Missoula County Fire Protection Association Firewise Communities mapper
MORE MCFPA NEWS... >>>>>>
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www.smart911.com
FREE Safety Profile. Life-saving time saved. Learn more.
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WHERE ARE YOU ON THIS HOMEOWNER FIRE READY MAP ?
See Mapper of wildfires near homes prepared for wildfire.  Are 
YOU...READY? 
Contact your fire chief today for info on Fire Season Preparation.
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Fire Danger
Burn Permits
Burning Seasons
News Releases
Fire Restrictions
Air Shed Maps
Fire Prevent. Plans
School Programs
Smoke Safety Trailer
Smokey Bear Balloon
Wildfire
Prevention
Structure
Protection
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HEALTH EFFECTS OF AIR QUALITY
Montana Department of Environmental Quality  (DEQ) has current forecasts & health effects information.
 
Also visit the Missoula County Air Quality site, which is an important part of the Go/No Go process for Burning with a Permit.
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DISTRACTED DRIVING SIGNS
When seconds matter, knowing  what to do when an Emergency Vehicle approaches is crucial. Know what to do when you see the statewide Move Over signageRead Move Over Law.
READY, SET, GO ! GET YOUR FREE Montana Wildfire Preparation Action Guides.
wildlandfirersg.org
READY, SET, GO! 
3-part evacuation:
Advise: Get Ready
Evac Warning: SET
Evac Order: GO
Visit Msla County's OES Evac. pg.  for details! 
 
 
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The Missoula Rural Fire is raising $$ to restore the building that housed the first Lolo Fire Dept. The building was donated by Charter for Old Engine #1.  Tickets $1. Ends July 4th. Read more...
FIRE DEPT-THEMED
BLANKET RAFFLED
TO HELP RESTORE
HISTORIC BUILDING
 
Be Careful - Burn Outdoors with Permit & Safety Tools !!
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Featured Video:  An inside look at a Wildland-Fire Home Assessment Class

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YOUR BURN #
Your Burn Permit Number from last year is a phone call away: (406)  258-4755 or   fire dept.  
RULES & REGS
Burn Permit FAQs
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SAFETY TIPS
Spring Burning Season by Permit in Missoula County is open.  $5 Burn Permits; activate each day you burn -- IF conditions allow. Use all safety precautions. More info... 

One less spark = one less wildfire.   Common factors in the local debris fires that got away last year in Missoula County:

Burning PILE area is NOT LIINED and FIRE CREPT into dry grass.

Burning on a HIGH WIND day and SPARKS SPREAD to dry grass.

  

 

 

"Most people who lose burns have left the pile only for a short time and return to a fire running through dry grass. Always have a charged hose or bucket of water, leather gloves, and hand tools available on-site when you burn anything."
~ READ MCFPA News Release on Outdoor Burn by Permit Season 2016
Outdoor Burning in Misoula County Montana
Burn Early This Spring;
Don't Wait !!
Missoula County Fire Protection Association
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Fire Danger
Burn Permits
Burning Seasons
Fire Restrictions
News Releases
Airshed Maps
Prevention Plans
School Programs
Demonstration Trailer
Smokey Bear Balloon
Prevention
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Missoula County Fire Protection Association
MCFPA officials bumped the fire danger rating in Missoula County to Moderate due to fire behavior on escaped debris fires. Outdoor burning by permit remains open, but use caution and have water and tools on hand.  Find more tips / info here....
WILDFIRES NEAR ME - New App !
Android App provides info on nearby fires. Social Media sign-up, too. 
Missoula County Fire Protection Association
Woodsy Owl Bobblehead
Given Away July 9th at
Osprey Baseball Game
First 750 people into July 9th Osprey Baseball Game will recieve a free Woodsy Owl Bobblehead. Stay tuned for more details ! 
BOBBLEHEAD NEWS
Fire Danger Rated As
Moderate by Fire Officials
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LOCAL Firefighters Teach Nearly 1400 First Graders
MCFPA's annual spring fire-safety program reached more first graders than in 2015.  Thanks to participating firefighters, students, teachers & parents. 
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