Florence Rural Fire District is to provide residents, within the established legal boundries of the fire district, services supplied by trained volunteer personnel, which may include, but are not limited to, fire suppression, fire prevention, and emergency medical aid, with the resources available to the fire district.
Due to the lack of moisture, and high temperatures, the Missoula County Commissioners and the Ravalli County Commissioners, decided to enact Stage 1 fire restrictions, starting at 12:01 am on Friday, July 3, 2015.
Stage 1 fire restrictions means that no fireworks can be used on private or public property.
All outside burning is closed, and all issued burn permits have been suspended until further notice.
Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire or campfire are generally prohibited.
Smoking, 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 barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
In Ravalli County, the Florence and Hamilton public fire works show have been given approval to continue as scheduled.
Missoula County is in EXTREME fire danger.
Ravalli County is inVERY HIGHfire danger.
Please use caution will all fires,
and call 911 in case of emergency.