Fire Information Links
InciWeb: Incident Information System
Large fire activity updates with maps, fire information and pictures.
Fire Detection Maps
Active fire detections, satellite imagery and other relevant data for the US and Canada in an interactive fire map.
Fire Restrictions For Montana
Information on burn bans and fire restrictions across Montana and the US. Always check with individual land management agencies before you go out, too!
National Interagency Fire Center
NIFC Fire News and Information
Northern Rockies Coordination Center
The interagency center for coordination of resources in the Northern Rockies area.
Geographic Area Coordination Center
The GACC Index is a springboard to all of the Geographic Area web sites.
The National Incident Management Report (pdf)
An overview of fire activity in the nation. The Situational, or SIT Report, is a regularly-updated product of the National Interagency Coordination Center that is a summary of the wildfire situation across the Unites States, including all fires, new fires, and resources committed.
Wildland Fire Management in the National Forests
Fire Weather and Forecasts
NOAA: Fire Weather Forecast for South-Central and South-Eastern Montana
National Weather Service Fire Weather Planning Forecast
NOAA: Billings Fire Weather Zones
Map of Fire Weather Zones from the Billings Weather Forecast Office
NOAA: Smoke Plume Detection
Hazard Mapping System and Smoke Map showing fires and smoke drift across North America.
NOAA: National Fire Weather Map
This interactive map and related products shows an overlay of fire weather hazards (such as red flag warnings), a fire weather forecast map, the Storm Prediction Center's Fire Weather Outlook, as well as the latest wildland fire outlook and more.
Fire Outlook and Predictive Services
Northern Region Coordination Center: Predictive Services Outlooks
Fire Potential Outlooks, daily and future, as well as fire behavior outlooks and advisories.
Energy Release Component Graph showing the measurements of moisture content in fuels and comparisons to previous years and average readings.
Fire Dispatch Centers
Billings Interagency Dispatch Center
Interagency dispatch center for south-central and eastern Montana area.
Miles City Interagency Dispatch Center
Interagency dispatch center for eastern Montana area.
Alerts & Warnings
- 01-11-82-24-01 Glacier Lake Road Closure
- Pryor Caves Seasonal Area Closure
- Beartooth Ranger District Road and Trail Closures 01-11-82-23-05
- East Rosebud Road 2177 and East Rosebud Trail 15_Restrictions 01-11-82-23-03
- 01-11-04-23-03 Yellowstone Ranger District Camping Area Closure
- Woody Creek Road Closure
- Hyalite Target Shooting Closure
- Road #3089, Closure, Sioux Ranger District
- McConnell Fishing Access and Beattie Gulch Area Shooting Closures
- Hyalite Drainage Proposed Permanent Recreational Target Shooting Restriction