Burning to Begin on the Madison Ranger District
By Moosetrack Megan
Ennis, MT September 25, 2017—Fire officials from the Madison Ranger District will soon begin prescribed fire activity which may result in visible smoke intermittently beginning September 26 and continuing through the end of October.
Firefighters will be burning piles and jackpots in the Tobacco Root Mountains in central Madison County, primarily in the North and South Meadow Creek area as well as the Gravelly Mountains, primarily in Standard Creek and West Fork of the Madison.
Fire crews will burn under prescribed conditions and monitor these burns after ignition to ensure they stay within prescribed boundaries.
Travelers and residents between Norris Hill and Ennis and along Highway 287 between Cameron and Cliff and Wade Lake may see smoke from these burns, however little impact from the smoke is expected. For more information regarding these prescribed burns, contact the Madison Ranger District at (406) 682-4253.