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The Division of Fire Fuels Program will be conducting prescribed burns this week.  The burns will take place in Hog Heaven, 2 miles northwest of Elmo.  Today, the program will burn approximately 60 acres.  This week’s weather will determine how much more of the area will be burned.

The management objectives of these prescribed burns are:

Resource objectives:

  • Hazard Fuel Reduction
  • Site preparation for natural regeneration by removing ground fuels

Prescribed fire objectives:

  • Use fire to improve winter grazing for wildlife by rejuvenating native grasses and shrubs.
  • Use prescribed fire to reduce Hazard Fuels within Project area.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact the Division of Fire at 676-2550 or contact C.T. Camel, Fire Management Specialist, at (406) 676-2550 ext. 6407 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.