The Division of Fire Fuels Program will be pile burning in Ferry Basin (100 acres), 13 miles west of Charlo and in Hellroaring (150 acres), 5 miles east of Polson. The objectives of these pile burns is to:
- Reduce wildfire risk associated with forest management activities (timber harvest, Hazard Fuels Treatments) by removing or reducing onsite fuel accumulations.
- Remove piled slash to set up treatment areas for follow-up broadcast/understory burns.
- Reduce piled slash by 70-100% throughout entire unit in all Fuels Project areas.
If you have any questions please contact the Division of Fire at (406)676-2550.