Governor declares state of fire emergency
Blaine, Chouteau, Hill counties in Stage 1 Fire Restrictions
Last updated 9/4/2020 at 11:36am
Staff and wire report
Gov. Steve Bullock issued an executive order Thursday evening declaring a state of fire emergency due to extremely hazardous wildland fire conditions throughout Montana, a release from the governor’s office said this morning.
“Local, state and federal partners, and the brave men and women on the frontlines are working together to take on this fire season and we are prepared to use every resource available to protect Montana lives and property,” Bullock said in the release. “At the same time, I know that Montanans will continue to take this seriously and...