The Ravalli County Commissioners enacted Resolution 3413, which closed open burning as of 0001 hours on Friday (7/1/16). All burn permits are on hold until further notice.
Recreational fires and fireworks are NOT banned, but people should be warned of the fire dangers that we are currently observing in Ravalli County. If people have recreational fires or are using fireworks, they should have water readily available.
Recreation fires: Warming and cooking fires are allowed in Ravalli County and must measure less than 48 inches in diameter, be surrounded by a nonflammable structure, and an extinguishing source must be available. Campfires cannot be left unattended and must be completely extinguished.
Lt. Zae Hudson
Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office
205 Bedford #G Hamilton, MT 59840