Cascade County declares fire emergency, imposes Phase 1 fire restrictions effective immediately

  • Source: Great Falls Tribune
  • Published: 08/04/2022 04:24 PM

Due to the ongoing increase in fire danger and a pattern of high winds throughout Cascade County, the DES coordinator polled the rural fire chiefs regarding the implementation of Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. The Chiefs overwhelmingly supported the immediate implementation of these restrictions. All three county commissioners concurred with the request of Cascade County’s Rural Fire Chiefs and pursuant to MCA 10-3-402, Chairman Joe Briggs has declared a fire emergency in Cascade County and effective immediately has imposed the following Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.


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