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By CJ Johnson
Missoula County Fire Protection Association 

Spring is a great time to prepare your property for fire season


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Pile burning is an effective way to remove woody debris from your property. Make sure you have an active burn permit, check the weather forecast and don't burn when it is windy, and have tools and water available to prevent fire spread.

Springtime marks a pretty big occasion in Montana- time to tidy up the landscaping from last year's growth before the new buds bloom. It's time to freshen up the mix fuel, to fire up the chainsaw and trimmer, sharpen the clippers, fill the tire on the wheelbarrow, hand the rake to the teenager and make a run for lawn bags or prepare the burn pile site and go online for a burn permit. For information on burn permits and safe practices, visit

We want to get these chores done to freshen up the landscaping, free us up for some spring hiking and to prepare our homes and property for t...

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