Missoula County Fire Protection Association
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Missoula County Fire Protection Association
Missoula County MT
FIRE DANGER
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Fire Danger in Missoula County Montana
LOW
Missoula County MT
FIRE DANGER
Fire Danger in Missoula County Montana
MISSOULA COUNTY FIRE NEWS:
Spring Burning with an Outdoor Burning Permit from Missoula County
MODERATE FIRE DANGER
Wildfires will start from most accidental causes and produce moderate flames that will spread quickly with wind.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Safe travels Thurs.
Safe turkey - fried cooking tips
OUTDOOR BURNING CLOSE Yard debris, agricultural & wildland burns allowed soon: March 1st. Learn more about Missoula County regulation of outdoor burns, what permit holders can burn, and more, visit our Burn Permits section.
FIRE ON ICE SUCCESS
Those who joined the Missoula Fire Dept. and USFS & State Wildland Firefighters Feb 8th, you raised nearly $13,000 for Wildland Firefighter Foundation and MFD Beneficent Fund.Learn more - list of Sponsors.
Low Fire Danger: Essential Ag & Rx Wildland Fires Allowed by Permit ONLY
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Firewise Safe Burning
Missoula County Permits:
$7 permit ONLINE.

GET A BURN PERMIT*
Know what you CAN / NOT Burn.
ACTIVATE PERMIT
Call after 9 am day of burn.
THINK FIREWISE
You're responsible for fire control!
FIRE OUT BY 4 PM
This means NO SMOKE!

Burn early while fire danger is low.
LEARN MORE HERE. Thanks.
FIREWORKS USE INFO:
Not legal on public lands.
City of Missoula only sparklers
and poppers. Private land use extreme caution. More info here.
Missoula County Joint Information Center CORONAVIRUS News.
Campfire Best Practices:
- Less than 3’ high and 3’ wide.
- In metal (or rock) ring with 2’ clearing.
- Never leave unattended. AND Make sure cold to the touch when you're done.
- Visit BeOutdoorSafe.org to help be an active steward of our great outdoors.
IS YOUR PROPERTY FIREWISE?
Lots of little things contribute to a wildfire burning down your home. You can fix most of these vulnerabilities. Defensible Space Tips.

MORE INFO.
LOW FIRE DANGER
Fall burning is open in Missoula County. NOTE: Fall Outdoor Burning by Permit is limited to Prescribed Wildland & Essential Agriculture burns. No debris burns (General Outdoor Burning) until March 1st. News Release.

Please be careful with campfires
in hunting camps. Thank you.

MISSOULA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (MCFPA) is a voluntary, non-profit association in Missoula County, Montana. 
Our Members include City, Rural, State and Federal Fire Professionals; Emergency Service Responders and others who care about Life, Safety and Natural Resources. 
FireSafe, Firewise & Fire Adapted. Contact us or your Fire Chief to share info or join our cause. THANKS for stopping by today.
LAST UPDATED: Oct 14, 2020
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