FWP Bans Fires at Wheatland County Properties
August 12, 2020
BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has banned campfires at its properties in Wheatland County starting Wednesday morning, Aug. 5, 2020, because of fire danger. Affected fishing access sites include Deadman’s Basin west of Ryegate, Harlowton in the town of Harlowton and Selkirk on the Musselshell River west of Harlowton. Open fires also are banned on the Haymaker wildlife management area northwest of Harlowton.
The restrictions ban all open fires and allow smoking only in vehicles and areas three feet in diameter that are cleared of flammable material. People still may cook on...