Stage 2 Fire Restrictions In Effect for Flathead County

Flathead County Commissioners have voted to declare Stage 2 fire restrictions in Flathead County.

The following acts or uses are prohibited. Please refer to the Resolution document for more details, available to download below.

  1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire.
  2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
  3. The following acts are prohibited from 1:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.:
    • a. Logging operations
    • b. Outdoor welding, operating acetylene or other torch with open flame, or any other activity creating a fire hazard unless in an area at least 10 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials or has a method of fire suppression on site.
    • c. Using an explosive. A one hour patrol in the work area is required following cessation of all activities as identified in #3 above.
  4. Operating motorized vehicles off designated roads and trails.

Fire restrictions resolution document Download Resolution 2407 A

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