Flathead National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
650 Wolfpack Way Kalispell Montana 59901
Kalispell, MT 59901
Wednesday night/Thursday morning at 12:01 a.m., the Flathead National Forest will be going into Stage II fire restrictions. This means :
The following acts are prohibited until further notice:
a. Operating any internal combustion engine.
b. Welding, or operating acetylene or other torch with open flame.
c. Using an explosive. A one hour foot patrol in the work area is required following cessation of all activities as identified in #3 above.Operating motorized vehicles off designated roads and trails.
You can find a helpful FAQ in document form in today's Interagency Fire Update here: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd591688.pdf
Stage II Restrictions in the Northwest Montana Area:
Glacier National Park is already in Stage 2 Restrictions
Federal, State, and Private jurisdictions implementing at 12 a.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018 include:
Please visit: https://firerestrictions.us/mt/ for additional information regarding Stage II fire restrictions.