Open burning still off limits in the Bitterroot

Posted at 11:00 AM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 13:00:35-04

HAMILTON – The changing of the seasons usually brings the return of open burning in the Bitterroot.

However, due to continued worries about fire danger in Ravalli County, open burning is remaining closed for now.

The Ravalli County Commission plans to take another look at the issue during next week’s meeting.

The fire danger remains at “high” across the Bitterroot National Forest.

The US Forest Service has been conducting prescribed burns this week in the Bitterroot.