Wolf Point Herald

Fire Restrictions Issued For State Parks, Fishing Areas

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks adopted Stage I fire restrictions for all FWP fishing access sites, state parks and wildlife management areas throughout Roosevelt County, Thursday, July 31. Restrictions are also in place in Valley County and include the Glasgow area.
Until further notice, the following are prohibited: building, maintaining, attending or using a fire or campfire and 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.
Exemptions include persons with written permits specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act, individuals using devices solely fueled by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off and persons conducting activities in designated areas where the activity is specifically authorized by written posted notice. Federal, state and local law enforcement officers and members of organized rescue and firefighting forces are also exempted in the performance of an official duty.
All land within a city boundary is exempted.
Campfires will be allowed in established steel fire grates only if posted.