Date: October 1, 2007
Contact: Ann Boucher, 406-896-5011
Babete Anderson, 406-657-6205 ext. 239
Fire Restrictions Dropped in Yellowstone and Surrounding Counties
Fire restrictions on private, state and federal lands in Stillwater, Treasure and Yellowstone counties will be lifted early Wed. morning, Oct. 3.
Restrictions have already been dropped in Bighorn, Carbon, Musselshell, and Sweet Grass counties.
Please continue to use caution when working and recreating outdoors. Before burning such things as slash piles, ditches, or fields, please contact your local fire department or sheriff’s office for more information and to obtain any necessary permits.
More details and information on regional fire restrictions are available at: http://www.mt.blm.gov/fire/restrictions/index.html.
For more information about fire prevention, please contact the Custer National Forest at 406-657-6200; Bureau of Land Management at 406-896-5013; Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation at 406-247-4400; Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks at 406-247-2940; Carbon County at 406-446-1595; Stillwater County at 406-321-0204; Sweet Grass County at 406-932-5143; Yellowstone County at 256-2775, or your local fire department or sheriff’s office.