Flathead National Forest Prepares for Prescribed Burn Season

By | April 11, 2018

The Blue Bay Fire burns above Flathead Lake on Aug. 17, 2017. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon has an article about the upcoming prescribed burns that begins…

Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service are preparing to conduct a number of prescribed burns on the Flathead National Forest this spring.

The controlled fires will be started when weather, fuel conditions and air quality is favorable and could result in visible smoke around the valley at times. The fires are started to reduce the potential for damaging wildland fires later in the year. Most of the fires will only burn grass, thick underbrush and downed trees.

Read the full article here.

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