*****Attention Stillwater Residents*****


This week all open burning has been closed for our area.  With the Governor Declaring fire emergency for the State of Montana and the Preparedness level 5.  All available resources are limited at this time. Please be very cautious and monitor the burn permit website at www.burnpermits.mt.gov for the up to date status of controlled burns. Thank you and try to stay cool and safe out there!

***** FIRE WEATHER WATCH - EXTREME CAUTION *****

Posted: September 1, 2015
Hot and Dry conditions with southwest winds gusting 25 to 35 mph will bring critical wildland fire conditions to the area Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. A Fire Weather Watch is in effect for all of South Central Montana. While wind gusts will not be as strong over Southeast Montana…hot and dry conditions and breezy conditions will bring elevated fire weather conditions there. Everyone should use extra caution with any activity that could spark a fire.

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Road Closure Due to Rock Slide ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Stillwater River Road, above Midnight Canyon Bridge,
is CLOSED until further notice, due to a rock slide.
This closure is for the public’s safety. Thank you for your understanding.

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UPDATED: August 31, 2015

To Individuals requesting information on the Stillwater River Road Rockslide:

The County Commissioners have received the latest report from GeoStabilization International (GSI).  Please see attached report in PDF format. 

The County has submitted a grant application to FEMA for review.  There are three levels of review that this application needs to go through.  The first level of review should be completed in 90 days. 

Thank you. 

Other reports and letters regarding the rock slide:
Fish & Wildlife Service-August 20, 2015 (Comment on Proposed Mitigation)
Geostabilization International –August 21, 2015 (Hazard Summary)
Corps of Army Engineers –August 21, 2015 (Receipt of Proposed Mitigation Request)
GeoStablilization International - July 13, 2015 (Preliminary Proposal)
SK Geotechnical - June 15, 2015 (Geotechnical Reconnaissance Report)

 


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To purchase a Burn Permit in Stillwater County, please click on the button below and follow the prompts.
To activate your burn permit, please call 1-844-286-7967.

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