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Wildfire, fire management and air quality news for western Montana and the Northern Rockies.

Montana Fire Season Resources

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Montana Wildfire News and Air Quality Information

Links and contact info for fire season resources in the Northern Rockies, including restrictions and closures, air quality and more.

Get the latest wildfire, fire management and air quality news for Western Montana and the Northern Rockies right here, on your radio during our morning and evening newscasts, via podcast, or in your inbox each day as news breaks.

Firewise - be proactive in making your home or landscape safer from wildfire http://www.firewise.org/wildfire-preparedness/be-firewise/home-and-landscape.aspx

Montana Fire Restrictions
Interactive map

Incident Information System status reports on fires updated frequently

Northern Rockies Coordination Center
http://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/information/information.htm. Check the "NR Morning Report" or "Restrictions and Closures"

National Interagency Fire Center for national fire news

Montana Department of Environmental Quality daily forest fire air quality reports http://svc.mt.gov/deq/todaysair/

Montana Department of Environmental Quality Wildfire Smoke Update

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has a map of fire restrictions by county

Missoula County Air Quality Hotline 406-258-3600

Flathead County Air Quality Hotline 406-751-8144

Ravalli/Bitterroot Air Quality Hotline 406-375-6577

Helena Air Quality Hotline 406-447-1644

Great Falls Area Disaster and Emergency Services

Butte Area Disaster and Emergency Services

Montana Road Conditions and Closures
http://www.mdt.mt.gov/travinfo/ or dial 511

Montana Fire Info for Travelers

Montana Red Cross
www.montanaredcross.org 800-ARC-MONT (800-272-6668)

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