Burning to Begin on the Madison Ranger District

Contact(s): Leona Rodreick

Fire officials from the Madison Ranger District will soon begin prescribed fire activity which may result in visible smoke intermittently beginning March 27 and continuing through April 14, 2019. 

Firefighters will be burning slash piles created from the “Ruby Moose Habitat Enhancement Project” in the Upper Ruby river area south of the Vigilante work center.  Fire crews will burn under prescribed conditions and monitor these burns after ignition to ensure they stay within prescribed boundaries.

Travelers and residents in the Upper Ruby 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.