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News from CSKT 

After recent widespread rain, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire officials are reporting lower fire danger within the Flathead Indian Reservation, and the fire danger rating has been lowered to high, effective immediately.  

The move does not indicate an end to the fire season. Grass and fine fuels can dry quickly with a return to seasonally warm and dry conditions, so outdoor debris burning by permit on the reservation remains closed.  

Everyone needs to take special care when engaged in activities that could ignite a wildfire. Remember, one less spark, one less wildfire. 

If you’re towing a trailer during the summer season, please make sure the trailer is well maintained and that you are not dragging trailer chains. Campfires are allowed in the area, but they should never be left unattended until they are out and cold to the touch.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact Division of Fire at 406-676-2550 or contact C.T. Camel, fire prevention specialist, at 406-676-2550 ext. 6407 or by email at ct.camel@cskt.org. 

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