Burning to Begin on the Madison Ranger District

Contact(s): Leona Rodreick, Jim King


Fire officials from the Madison Ranger District will soon begin prescribed fire activity which may result in intermittent visible smoke beginning October 4, 2018 and continuing through the end of November. 

Firefighters will be burning in the Standard Creek and West Fork areas of the Gravelly Mountains Range and in the South Meadow Creek area of the Tobacco Root Mountains.

Fire crews will burn under prescribed conditions and monitor these burns after ignition to ensure they stay within prescribed boundaries.

Travelers and residents along Highway 287 between Cameron, Cliff and Wade Lake and the South Meadow Creek area may see smoke from these burns, however little impact from the smoke is expected. For more information regarding these prescribed burns, contact the Madison Ranger District at (406) 682-4253.





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