June was highlighted with our "Are We Next" presentations at the Myrna Loy on the 25th and Helena Middle School on the 26th .
June 26, 7:00pm - Myrna Loy*
June 27, 7:00pm - HMS*
*Bring a good donation for Helena Food Share
Santa Rosa Fire Chief Tony Gossner shares show the 2017 Firestorm affected his community so we can be better prepared.
Fire Scientist Mark Finney shares wildfire history and how it impacts our community today.
If you’re looking for ways to prevent your home from igniting in the event of a wildfire, you might be able to find one by looking at the door.
We wish you all a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend! While you’re enjoying all Montana has to offer, please remember to follow all fire restrictions in your area.
In advance of future wildfires, Baginski and his neighbors have also created low-flammability buffer zones around houses, increased fuel mitigation work, and gained Firewise certification for their neighborhood.
June 30th marks the three year anniversary of what is perhaps the most tragic single loss of firefighters in US history, when 19 of 20 ‘Granite Mountain Hotshots’ were killed at Yarnell Hill, Arizona.
Wildland fire management has been an indispensable element of natural resource management. But, in today’s changing environment, it has become firmly intertwined in the mix of social, ecological, and management requirements and needs.
While most homeowners are aware of planning for fire prevention when building or purchasing a home, there is another important aspect that should be considered. This is the outside landscaping.
Monday evening the Montana Disaster & Emergency Services Coordinators Association voted to support the FireSafe Montana movement directed at firefighter safety.
Reducing fire intensity near homes and designated roadside evacuation routes during a wildfire gives firefighters a better chance at putting the fire out in a prompt and safe manner. It also provides citizens and firefighters with safe escape routes.