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Articles with the Tag: CSKT Division of Fire

CSKT spring debris burning information shared

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RERVATION – Spring burning season is here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire. Careless debris burning is...

Burn backyard debris safely

News from CSKT   FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — May is Wildfire Awareness month, the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat.  As you begin spring cleanup, if burning is the only option to dispose of woody material, fire officials ur...

Spring debris burning opens May 1

News from CSKT Division of Fire   FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – Spring burning season is finally here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wil...

Debris burning opens with restrictions

News from the CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The Division of Fire would like to let the public know that open debris burning starts on the Flathead Reservation Oct. 1.  You do not need a burn permit from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30.  The current fire danger on the Flathead Res...

Briefs for Sept. 26, 2018

Fire danger high on the Flathead Indian Reservation Flathead Indian Reservation — Debris burning is closed until Oct. 1.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire officials have determined to keep fire danger signs within the Flathead Indian Reservation pointed t...

HOT ISSUE HOT ISSUE

MONTANA – With fire season comes conjecture about the causes of the fires and patterns in fire activity. Is fire season getting more intense and longer? Why is fire season so different from year to year? Local experts, politicians, and scientists share their understandings of wildfire and the ways that...

New fire burns near Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS – The 1,374-acre Rattlesnake Fire was 55 percent contained as of Monday, Sept. 3. The fire is located ten miles northeast of Hot Springs, on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The human-caused fire was reported on Thursday, August 30, and is currently under investigation. The fire was burn...

Fire Danger remains extreme on Flathead Reservation

RONAN — The Division of Fire officials want to update the public on the Flathead Indian Reservation, that Stage II Fire Restrictions remain necessary. Even though many areas received wetting rains on Monday, associated with the passage of a cold front, the amount and duration of the rain was not enough...

Update: Garden Creek Fire now 50 percent contained Update: Garden Creek Fire now 50 percent  contained

HOT SPRINGS – According to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire officials, the Garden Creek Fire which grew to more than 2,000 acres is 50 percent contained and moved from a Type 3 to a Type 4 incident over the weekend.   The July 27 lightning sparked wildfire burning two mi...

Garden Creek Fire grows to 2K plus acres Garden Creek Fire grows to 2K plus acres

HOT SPRINGS – The lightning sparked Garden Creek wildfire burning in Sanders County, two miles northwest of Hot Springs, has scorched roughly 2,500 acres and is 20 percent contained as of Monday morning according to fire managers. On Friday morning, fire managers for the CSKT Division of Fire held a...


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