Prepare for Wildfire
Defend your home from WILDFIRE.
The Polson Rural Fire District offers
Fire Safety Inspections.
Call 406-883-4244 for an appointment.
Keep portable heaters and space heaters at least three feet (one meter) away from anything that can burn. Keep children and pets away from heaters, and turn off heaters when you leave home or go to sleep.
Safe Child Seat Installation
Did you know that four (4) out of five (5) Child Car Seats are installed incorrectly?
The Polson Rural Fire District offers Child Seat Inspections by appointment.
Call us at 406-883-4244 for help with safe car seat installation for infants to kids up to age 11.
Best Car Seat for your Child?
Less Than A Year Old:
More Than One Year Old,
40 pounds or less:
More than 40 lbs to 80 lbs:
Create an Escape Plan
If a fire occurs in your home, you have to get out fast.
Work out an Escape Plan in advance.
Use Outdoor Burn Permits
Permits are required in many areas of Lake County, MT. Note: Polson RFD does not issue Burn Permits. Contact appropriate agency:
OUTDOOR BURNING WITH A PERMIT
Spring Outdoor Burning:
May 1 – June 30*
Fall Outdoor Burning:
September 1 – 30
*Your permit will last from the date issued through June 30 (Spring) or Sept 30 (Fall). All fires must be completely out before July 1 or Oct 1.
* Burning permits can be suspended early
due to wildfire danger!