DILLON — Due to the recent cooler weather conditions and precipitation, Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, Bureau of Land Management and the MT Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) fire managers have decided to rescind all Stage 1 fire restrictions in parts of southwestern Montana.
Effective Friday, the Stage 1 fire restrictions have been rescinded in the following areas: Madison County, Beaverhead County, Deer Lodge County, Silver Bow County, Powell County south of I-90 and Highway 12 and Granite County south of I-90 and east of the Lolo National Forest boundary.
This rescission affects the following lands within the listed counties; state lands under the jurisdiction of Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation (MT DNRC); and lands under the jurisdiction of Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and Forest Service (FS).
Although Stage 1 fire restrictions have been lifted, outdoor debris and pile burning remains closed. Residents and visitors are reminded to continue to be careful with fire.
For additional information on fire restrictions, visit the fire restrictions website at www.firerestrictions.us.