Departments urge people to be responsible with warming fires
September 13, 2019
From Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
MISSOULA — As days become shorter and temperatures drop, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation and Bureau of Land Management encourage hunters and campers to be cautious with their warming or campfires. Despite the changing weather conditions, vegetation will dry back out this fall and a spark from a warming or campfire could ignite a destructive wildfire.
“Over the years on walks through the forest, I have come across more than a few abandoned warming fires,” DNRC Director John Tubbs said. “A...