Commissioners adopt county-wide burn ban
July 28, 2021
Due to historically dry fuel levels, ongoing drought conditions, and a lack of firefighting resources regionally, the Gallatin County Commission has signed an emergency ordinance banning burning and other activities that increase the risk of wildfire in Gallatin County.
The ordinance went into effect immediately and will remain in effect for 90 days until the commission rescinds it.
"Since our firefighters are out there doing their best to protect our communities and homes, and putting their lives at risk, the rest of us can do our part to prevent starting any new fires," said Commissioner...