FWP News: Stage 1 fire restrictions rescinded in Wheatland County
By angelamontana

Posted: September 12, 2023

BILLINGS – Stage 1 fire restrictions have been rescinded for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks properties in Wheatland County. FWP properties in Wheatland County include: Haymaker Wildlife Management Area, Selkirk Fishing Access Site (FAS), Deadman’s Basin FAS, Harlowton FAS, and Martinsdale Reservoir FAS.

Under Stage 1 restrictions, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire or campfire at FWP sites is not allowed. People also may not smoke except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site, or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is cleared of flammable materials. Recreationists may cook on a liquid petroleum gas or propane stove that can be turned on and off.

Fall hunters and other recreationists are reminded exercise caution with campfires and always practice fire prevention.

For the latest information on fires in Montana, visit: www.mtfireinfo.org.

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