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Scheduled burns underway in Cascade County

Smoke from scheduled burn in Cascade County (April 7, 2022)
Posted at 1:25 PM, Apr 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-07 15:50:32-04

GREAT FALLS — There are several fires burning in Cascade County (Thursday, April 7, 2022); they are all scheduled burns.

Some of the fires are producing large plumes smoke seen by many people in and around Great Falls who have asked if there is any danger.

There are no reports at this time of any uncontrolled fires in the area.

There are currently several fires west of Great Falls near Sun River, Fort Shaw, and Simms; another is burning just north of Great Falls near Benton Lake; there is also a fire between Giant Springs State Park and Malmstrom Air Force Base; and one near Centerville.

You can check the status of scheduled burns - for any Montana county - on the Montana Burn Permit & Notification Service website by clicking here.

You can also use the site to buy a burn permit, activate an existing permit, and renew an existing permit.


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