Governor Gianforte: Montana prepared for fire season

Governor secures additional tools for aggressive attack, active forest management


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Gov. Gianforte discussing wildfire prevention and mitigation with agency leaders

On Tuesday, Governor Greg Gianforte convened local, state, tribal, and federal agency administrators, and fire management officers for the 2023 Fire Briefing.

"Advancing our agenda this legislative session, Montana has more resources than ever before to effectively and aggressively respond to and prevent wildfire," Gov. Gianforte said after the briefing. "For the benefit of our communities, people, and way of life, we'll continue to better manage our forests, reduce fuel loads, and put wildfires out as quickly and safely as possible."

The annual fire briefing comes on the heels of the 68th...

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