DEQ Announces Spring and Summer Open Burning Season What you Need in Order to Burn Starting March 1
March 10, 2021
HELENA—The Montana spring and summer open burning season opens March 1. While burning is allowed year-round, there are different restrictions and requirements throughout the seasons. The Department of Environmental Quality reminds people to comply with air quality rules and use good judgment to prevent wildfires.
To burn March 1 through Aug. 31, please follow the below steps:
1. Obtain a permit from your local fire control authority.
2. Check with your local air quality program for restrictions in Missoula, Cascade, Yellowstone, Lincoln and Flathead counties.
3. On the day of your burn, a...