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Tue July 16, 2013
Fire Season Information
Here are Web links and phone numbers which can be used to get up-to-date information about fire season in the Northern Rockies, including restrictions and closures, and local air quality.
Lolo Fire Resident Hotline: (406) 258-4636
Missoula County Office of Emergency Services has established a hotline for landowners and residents in the fire area.
Incident Information System status reports on fires updated frequently http://www.inciweb.org/state/27/#
Northern Rockies Coordination Center http://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/information/information.htm. Check the "NR Morning Report" or "Restrictions and Closures"
National Interagency Fire Center for national fire news http://www.nifc.gov/
Montana Department of Environmental Quality daily forest fire air quality reports http://www.deq.mt.gov/FireUpdates/index.asp
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has a map of fire restrictions by county http://fwp.mt.gov/news/drought/default.html
Missoula County Air Quality Hotline 406-258-3600 http://www.co.missoula.mt.us/EnvHealth/
Flathead County Air Quality Recording 406-751-8144
Ravalli/Bitterroot Air Quality Hotline 406-375-6577
Helena Air Quality Hotline 406-447-1644
Montana Road Conditions and Closures http://www.mdt.mt.gov/travinfo/ or dial 511
Montana Red Cross www.montanaredcross.org 800-ARC-MONT (800-272-6668)