As part of Fire Prevention Week from October 9 through 15, sponsored by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Keep Montana Green is sponsoring their annual Wildfire Prevention Art Contest.
With the sudden arrival of fire season in Missoula due to the Colorado Gulch Fire, many homeowners who were evacuated were looking at their homes through their rear view mirrors wishing they had prepared a defensible space.
Fire season is rapidly approaching. The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is encouraging Missoula residents to use a three step plan to get ready. Public Relations Specialist Jordan Koppen says hes noticed many homes are not prepared.