Commission announces fire restrictions as Eagle Creek Fire continues
Last updated 9/15/2022 at 11:33am
As the Eagle Creek Fire burns on tribal, private and government land just south of Beaver Creek Park, the Hill County Commission has announced that the county will enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions at 12:01 a.m. Friday morning to take some pressure off of the departments battling the blaze.
The city of Havre, Fish Wildlife and Parks and the federal Bureau of Land Management also are implementing Stage 1 restrictions Friday.
Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson said the primary effect of these restrictions is that campfires including on Beaver Creek Park will be prohibited, but the restric...