Today is July 5, 2015
Flathead County Commissioners have banned the use of all fireworks in the county, and are revoking permits for public fireworks shows.
The Commission has also unanimously voted to declare a state of emergency in Flathead County.
There is a hotline set up by the 911 Center Manager and she is encouraging residents to call this number for all non-emergent firework complaints. However, if there is a fire or an injury, even if it is fireworks related, call 911. The hotline number is:
Sheriff Curry cautioned that anyone caught violating the fireworks ban can be charged with a misdemeanor crime, facing fines up to $500 and up to six months in jail.