Ensure Your Burn Does Not Become the Next Wildfire
Before you light up this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire. Start by checking with your local fire department regarding any active burn bans. Obtain a burn permit, burn early in the day and check weather for afternoon or next day wind conditions. Be sure to have adequate equipment, assistance and water supply with you and always make sure the area is cold to the touch before leaving. Checking the following day is also important as stumps or roots may be holding heat that could re-ignite. If a fire does get out of control call 911 immediately.
For information on burn permits, go to http://www.bridgercanyonfire.org/burn-permits/
For information on weather advisories and RED FLAG warnings in the area, visit http://www.wunderground.com/
Helpful link dedicated to the prevention of human-caused wildfires, http://keepgreen.org/
For important wildfire evacuation considerations go to http://www.bridgercanyonfire.org/new-page-1/
Please stay vigilant for fire activity and notify 911 when such activity is observed.