Fire Danger returned to moderate, open burning remains closed


September 16, 2021

MISSOULA - In response to higher fuel moistures and sustained cooler temperatures, Missoula County fire protection agencies have lowered the fire danger to Moderate, effective immediately. Fall prescribed wildland and essential agriculture burning, that closed last week, remains closed. Forecasted weather includes cooler temperatures throughout the area for this upcoming week, but also breezy/windy conditions daily and a mostly dry cold front coming in Wednesday.

“Caution is still warranted with any spark right now—but especially when breezy and dry conditions are expected,” warns Kr...

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